What are the warning signs of shoulder dystocia?

Shoulder Dystocia is a medical term used by doctors to describe a situation where a baby’s shoulder gets “stuck” against the mother’s pelvic bone as the baby pushes through the birth canal.  It occurs in less than 1% of all live births in the U.S.

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What are the long-term effects of shoulder dystocia?

In our most recent article, we covered the warning signs of shoulder dystocia and what to look out for if you think your child was injured during the event of a shoulder dystocia birth.

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Birth Injury Statistics: The Dangers of Oxygen Deprivation at Birth

Seven of every 1,000 babies born in the US suffer from a birth injury. Many of those injuries are caused by negligence or medical malpractice and could have been avoided. One of the most common and dangerous types of birth injuries is oxygen deprivation. Sadly, it's also one of the most avoidable infant injuries. 

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Maryland Personal Injury Attorneys Are NOT Allowed to Call Themselves Experts

Maryland lawyers must tread carefully when advertising their services. In fact, Maryland attorneys are cautioned against using the words specialist or expert to describe or advertise the types of cases they handle.  While this protects consumers from false advertising, it leaves many lawyers and their potential clients in a difficult situation. When lawyers can't adequately describe their services, the people who need them are less likely to find a lawyer with significant experience in a particular area.

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What Can Patients Do to Protect Themselves from Medical Errors and Mistakes?

People seek medical care in order to feel better, not worse. Most patients get the quality of care they rightfully expect. But not all of them. Sometimes healthcare providers make preventable mistakes that leave patients worse-off. Generally speaking, that is what lawyers call "medical malpractice", which we explain in this guide.  

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What Happens When Your Doctor Makes a Mistake?

When your doctor makes an error in treating you, he or she could face liability for a medical malpractice lawsuit. All medical providers, including doctors, surgeons, anesthesiologists, physiatrists, nurses and therapists a have a legal responsibility to prevent harm to their patients. 

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Carbon Monoxide: How To Prevent The ‘Silent Killer’

Carbon monoxide is a toxic gas that has been heavily studied since the late 1200s. Researchers say Spanish alchemist Arnold of Villanova first discovered the poisonous gas when examining the incomplete combustion of wood. According to historical records, Villanova described an invisible poisonous gas that scientists today believe was most likely the existence of carbon monoxide fumes. 

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