Birth Injury and Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Rocky River and Cleveland, OH
440-331-6100
440-331-6100 Free Consultation

Blog

Study: Over 80% of Maternal Deaths are Preventable

The United States has a maternal mortality crisis. Giving birth in America is far more dangerous than in other high-income countries. As of 2020, the maternal mortality rate in the United States was almost 24 deaths per 100,000 live births, more than triple the rate in any other developed country. While childbirth is never completely...

Read More »

What Are the Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases?

Medical malpractice claims can cover a wide range Medical malpractice often results in serious injuries and fatalities. According to a study by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, an estimated 250,000 people die each year due to medical errors made by healthcare professionals. As a result, medical malpractice errors are the third leading cause of...

Read More »

Birth Injury Risks Associated With Inducing Labor

Medical providers need to follow standards of care to avoid injuries. While a mother's body usually starts the labor process on its own, it's not uncommon to need additional help. Roughly a quarter of births in the United States are induced — meaning a medical intervention is used to get labor started. Labor induction is...

Read More »

Serious Injuries to Mothers During Birth

What should be a joyous moment can become dangerous. Childbirth puts significant stress on the mother's body, and medical professionals need to take steps to make sure there are no serious complications. Unfortunately, for some mothers, that's not the case. Significant complications can occur during birth; without proper medical attention, they can be life-altering or...

Read More »

What Can Go Wrong During a C-Section?

Doctors need to be mindful of safety during surgical delivery Nearly one-third of all babies born in the United States are delivered by caesarean section (C-section). C-sections are common because they are medically indicated in many circumstances — for instance, if labor is not progressing, the baby is abnormally positioned, the birth canal is obstructed,...

Read More »

Study: Maternal Deaths Increased Nationwide in 2020

The overall maternal death rate in the U.S. increased by 14% Maternal deaths increased in the United States in 2020 during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the National Center for Health Statistics as reported by The New York Times. “Our maternal morbidity and mortality is the highest...

Read More »

What Are the Different Types of Cerebral Palsy?

A birth injury lawyer explains what parents need to know Many children are born with cerebral palsy, which is often simply referred to as CP. Roughly 3 out of 1,000 newborn children are diagnosed with CP, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And among adults, an estimated one million people have...

Read More »

How Do I Know If My Child Has A Birth Injury?

Ohio birth injury attorney explains what to look for after your child’s birth Roughly every 20 minutes, a baby is born with a birth injury somewhere in the United States, according to statistics compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That’s more than 26,200 birth injuries every year or roughly 3 percent...

Read More »
Schedule Your Free Consultation

    CALL US
    to schedule an appointment
    440-331-6100
    Free
    Consultation
    Click Here