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Blog Posts in Birth Injuries

Posts in Birth Injuries
  • 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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  • Understanding Fetal Distress & Birth Injuries
    Understanding Fetal Distress & Birth Injuries

    When it comes to the birth of your baby, you want everything to go as smoothly as possible. Sometimes a responsive nurse, a safe birthing facility, and a knowledgeable doctor are all you need to have ...

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  • Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview
    Motorcycle Accidents: An Overview

    In order to better understand which vehicles are represented here, the following are included when referring to motorcycles: Two- or three-wheeled motorcycles Off-road motorcycles Mopeds Scooters ...

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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, How Will Independent Medical Exams Change?

    Michigan’s overhaul of their no-fault system is taking effect July 1, impacting all local drivers and their insurance policies. One of the many areas of insurance that will be affected is the ...

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  • Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays an Injured Person’s No-Fault Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Starting in July, all Michigan drivers will be affected by a new auto insurance reform law, which will bring about a number of new changes. Because drivers will no longer be required to have unlimited ...

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  • Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Who Pays for an Injured Motorcyclist’s Benefits Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    Michigan’s new no-fault law, which will go into effect starting July 1, will affect all motorists, including motorcyclists. However, many motorcyclists are concerned that the law will pose new ...

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  • Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?
    Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law, Who Pays for an Injured Pedestrian’s Benefits?

    While Michigan’s new auto insurance law, which will officially be enacted on July 1, impacts all drivers when it comes to insurance policies, pedestrians will be affected, too. Under Michigan’s ...

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  • Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?
    Who is Liable for an Injured Bicyclist’s Benefits After an Accident Under Michigan’s New No-Fault Law?

    Though Michigan’s new auto insurance law will affect all car drivers and their insurance policies starting July 1, it will also play a role in the lives of bicyclists who are injured in accidents. ...

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  • What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?
    What Are My Options for PIP Coverage Under the New Michigan No-Fault Law?

    On July 1, 2020, Michigan’s new no-fault auto insurance reform law is going into effect, granting motorists new coverage options. Our Detroit car accident attorneys explain what you need to know about ...

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  • Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?
    Are Out-of-State Residents Covered Under Michigan’s New Auto Insurance Law?

    On July 2, 2020, Michigan’s new auto insurance law will go into effect, resulting in a number of significant changes for motorists in the state. But what if you’re visiting Michigan as an out-of-state ...

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  • Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?
    Do Michigan Residents Injured in an Out of State Car Accident Have Rights Under the New No-Fault Insurance Law?

    On July 1, 2020, a new state law will come into effect that changes how motorists are able to receive coverage for no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) car insurance. Whereas prior to July 1 PIP ...

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  • New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours
    New Michigan Auto Insurance Law Will Limit Attendant Care Hours

    On July 1, 2020, a new law will go into effect that allows drivers in Michigan to choose their own no-fault Personal Injury Protection (PIP) insurance plan, which was previously fixed. While many ...

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