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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 inadequate prenatal care?

Prenatal care covers a wide range of treatment, such as ordering blood work, monitoring the mother’s health and overall providing adequate treatment to...

Can you sue if your c-section was delayed?

Most cesarean sections are planned, however, at least half of c-sections happen in the event of an emergency. Regardless, c-sections require the...

What to know about umbilical cord injury lawsuits

If you or your baby has suffered an umbilical cord birth injury, then file a medical malpractice lawsuit against your medical provider and the hospital they...

Can you sue a hospital for neonatal meningitis?

Newborns are mostly at risk for meningitis within the first month to two months.  Obstetricians must proactively look for signs and symptoms to...

What You Should Know about Pharmaceutical Malpractice?

Medication mix-ups occur in more than 100,000 prescriptions each year.  More serious cases, which result in life-threatening injuries, are one out of...

Brachial Plexus Birth Injury Lawsuit: When to Sue

Brachial plexus birth injuries, including Erb’s Palsy, are often the basis of many birth injury lawsuits. These injuries to an infant’s neck, shoulder,...

Can Untreated Jaundice Be Considered Medical Malpractice?

What is jaundice? Can it be the result of medical malpractice?  Let’s explore what jaundice is, what it looks like in newborns, and how it should be...

What You Should Know About Filing a Subconjunctival Hemorrhage Lawsuit

A subconjunctival hemorrhage is pretty alarming, especially in your newborn. It’s typically harmless, but that’s not always the case. We’re going to...

Can I File a Caput Succedaneum Lawsuit?

Caput Succedaneum, or otherwise known as a conehead, is a fairly common diagnosis in newborns.  It’s relatively mild and will typically resolve on...

What is Michigan’s Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice?

The legal world can be intimidating, largely due to the complex terminology involved.  In any medical malpractice lawsuit made against a medical...

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