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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!

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...

What Moms Should Know About Forceps Delivery Injuries

Forceps are delivery tools which assists physicians and moms during labor. They’re commonly used and are extremely effective when used properly. However,...

What Kind of Lawyer Do I Need for a Medical Malpractice Case in Michigan?

Health care professionals have an obligation to provide patients with the widely accepted standard of care.  But sometimes, health care professionals...

5 things to know about obstetric medical malpractice

A significant percentage of medical malpractice, or negligence, occurs at the hands of obstetricians and gynecologists.  Their negligent mistakes and...

Can you file a lawsuit for chorioamnionitis?

Over ten thousand births happen in the United States every day. While deliveries are practiced daily by obstetricians and health care providers, they are...

Can overventilation in NICUs cause birth injuries?

NICU nurses and medical providers have a duty to carefully monitor and maintain your baby’s health.  If ventilation is required in your baby’s...

Can I get compensation for birth injuries due to NSAIDs?

Studies have shown that prolonged use of NSAIDs causes liver and kidney problems.  There are even further injuries and birth defects to consider for...

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