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Posts in Birth Injuries
  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • My Newborn Has Acidosis.  Do I Need to Seek Help?
    My Newborn Has Acidosis. Do I Need to Seek Help?

    Doctors throw a lot of highly technical terms around right after a birth, but if you hear the phrase “fetal acidosis” you should listen up. Caused by a lack of oxygen, acidosis occurs when carbonic ...

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  • Periventricular Leukomalacia: Is My Doctor at Fault?
    Periventricular Leukomalacia: Is My Doctor at Fault?

    Giving birth is one of the most emotional and stressful times in any new parent’s life. We all trust doctors, nurses, and assorted specialists to lead us through the process. Unfortunately, these ...

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  • Brain Injury in Babies: White vs. Grey Matter
    Brain Injury in Babies: White vs. Grey Matter

    Brain injuries are some of the scariest to face due to their potential for permanent damage and the long-term results that can be difficult to predict. Signs of brain damage, including irregular MRI ...

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  • Goodman Acker’s Birth Injury Lawyers Are Prepared to Help You
    Goodman Acker’s Birth Injury Lawyers Are Prepared to Help You

    Birth injuries are not always immediately recognizable. As parents notice their child’s failure to reach certain developmental milestones in early childhood, suspicions of birth trauma can arise. ...

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  • Labor & Delivery Complications Everyone Should Look For
    Labor & Delivery Complications Everyone Should Look For

    During the birthing process, complications can arise. Mothers, fathers, other family members, and medical staff should be aware of any pain or conditions that do not seem normal when a baby is about ...

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  • The Lifelong Cost of Raising a Child with Erb's Palsy
    The Lifelong Cost of Raising a Child with Erb's Palsy

    Raising a child with a serious birth defect can come with several challenges, many of which have a hefty price tag. As a parent, you want to provide your child with the very best care possible, ...

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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Filing Lawsuit for Broken Femur During C-Section
    Goodman Acker P.C. Filing Lawsuit for Broken Femur During C-Section

    Goodman Acker P.C. believes in seeking justice and answers for those parents who have had a baby suffer injuries as a result of medical negligence. We are currently handling a birth injury case ...

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  • Identifying Birth Injury Cases
    Identifying Birth Injury Cases

    How to Spot the Signs of a Birth Injury From lifetime medical treatments to ongoing physical therapy, you will likely need significant resources to care for your child in the wake of a birth injury. ...

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  • How Can Medical Malpractice Cause a Birth Injury?
    How Can Medical Malpractice Cause a Birth Injury?

    The birth of your child should be an exciting, joyous occasion, but if you were a victim of medical malpractice, you might have had a very different sort of experience. Medical malpractice occurs when ...

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  • Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    Will I See Savings on My Car Insurance Bill Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    As you probably know by now, Michigan has recently undergone a massive change in the way auto insurance works. You must now choose from one of the following protection levels to receive no-fault ...

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  • Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway
    Goodman Acker Law Firm to Support City of Detroit Residents with the Fellowship Chapel Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway

    Reverend Wendell and Lady Monica Anthony of Fellowship Chapel have made Thanksgiving Turkey dinner giveaways a tradition for the last 30 years, providing more than 100,000 dinners. This will be ...

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  • Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team
    Election Updates from the Goodman Acker Team

    1. Lawsuits : There are now 6 lawsuits in state and federal courts brought by Trump or his allies making allegations of irregularities and fraud in Detroit election procedures, principally the ...

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  • Understanding the Types of Car Accidents
    Understanding the Types of Car Accidents

    And How They Happen // Anytime your vehicle collides with another car or object, you have experienced a car accident . Car accidents can be minor, like bumping into the side of your own parking ...

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  • What Happens After a Hit and Run?
    What Happens After a Hit and Run?

    Leaving the scene of an accident is a crime, but that doesn’t stop some people from doing so. Hit-and-run crashes can be much worse than typical car accidents . With no one to call for help, injuries ...

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  • Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?
    Can You Get a Ticket for Not Wearing a Seatbelt in Michigan?

    Yes, you can get a ticket for not wearing a seatbelt in Michigan. You can even get a ticket if your passenger is not wearing a seatbelt. In 2018 , the state joined the nationwide “ Click It or Ticket ...

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  • School Bus Safety Week
    School Bus Safety Week

    Every third week of October, the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) hosts National School Bus Safety Week. The educational event helps parents, students, teachers, school ...

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  • The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options
    The Future of Auto Insurance is Now: New No-Fault Auto Insurance Coverage Options

    As of July 1, 2020, all Michigan drivers and their insurance policies are affected by the state’s new no-fault auto insurance law . It’s important to be aware of how this new law will impact you if ...

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  • Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?
    Are Passengers Ever Liable for Car Accident Damages?

    Understanding the rights of passengers following a car accident can be complex. People who were injured in a collision in which passengers were involved often wonder how the expenses of passengers ...

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  • Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues
    Car Accidents Caused by Maintenance and Repair Issues

    Being a safe driver involves more than using your turn signals, obeying speed limits, and practicing other safe behaviors while behind the wheel. In addition to these responsibilities, drivers must ...

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