What is Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury?

Brachial Plexus

Birth injuries are unfortunate results of difficult circumstances during labor. A peripheral nerve injury is one such result. Brachial plexus and peripheral nerve injuries are injuries compromising the nerve group the supplies the arms and hands. Considering the brachial plexus is a peripheral nerve network spanning from the neck’s cervical spinal cord to the shoulders, […]

Infant Spina Bifida: What You Need to Know

Spina Bifida Surgery Medical Error

Unless you’re pregnant or perhaps a fan of the hit PBS series “Call the Midwife,” you may not know what spina bifida is or looks like. Many haven’t seen it in person — just through pictures or TV shows and documentaries. However, if you find out your child has infant spina bifida at birth, you can […]

What is Shoulder Dystocia?

Shoulder Dystocia Birth Injury Lawsuit

When you’re preparing for the birth of your baby, you may consider all of the ways in which you’d like to manage labor: what pain medications you plan to use, which comfort measures might help instead of medications, how you’d like to move around during labor, and more. What you might not be planning for […]