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Legal matters can be complex, intimidating, and confusing. Our blog, The Plain Spoken Lawyer, can help you get a general understanding of the law around your unique circumstances. However, keep in mind that legal matters are complex and your circumstances are unique. So enjoy our blog, but always feel comfortable to reach out and ask a questions - initial consultations are always free!

Umbilical cord prolapse explained

The umbilical cord is a vital organ that develops in the early stages of pregnancy. It provides all the essential nutrients and oxygen for your baby to...

Are Medical Malpractice and Medical Negligence the Same Thing?

When you reach out to healthcare providers, you are likely looking for care, treatment, and answers to improve your health and...

What is Chorioamnionitis?

Pregnancy can cause any number of issues or conditions that you likely haven’t heard of before. It goes without saying that it can be a scary...

Fetal Hypoxia: What is it and what causes it?

If you’re a parent and have noticed developmental delays or alarming symptoms in your child, you may want to learn about fetal hypoxia.  When a...

What to know before meeting a birth injury lawyer

During labor, a baby's life can be altered in minutes if not careful.  Brain damage can occur if an otherwise healthy baby is deprived of oxygen for...

Can a hospital be held liable for medical negligence?

If you’ve suffered an injury or a loss due to medical error and are unsure what to do— you’ve come to the right place. Understanding legal...

What is Bilirubin-Induced Neurologic Dysfunction (BIND) and Can You Sue?

Hyperbilirubinemia is essentially too much bilirubin in the blood and is one of the most common disorders in newborns. Medical providers must take...

What to know about Horner Syndrome

Horner Syndrome in newborns is called congenital Horner Syndrome and has a lifelong diagnosis.  We’re going to dive into Horner Syndrome—what it...

What is the difference between birth injury and birth trauma?

Birth injuries and birth trauma are commonly interchangeable, however, there is a difference between the two. A major commonality is that both occur during...

6 Most Common Birth Injuries

Most birth injuries are preventable.  If your baby has sustained an injury from the birth process which has left your child disabled or with further...

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