Mother Files Lawsuit In Illinois Due To Child’s Multiple Birth Injuries

Perry Larkin | April 19th, 2013

A lawsuit alleging birth injuries was filed on the 22nd of October, 2012, in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois. The case names as defendants Near North Health Service Corporation and other medical entities and was filed by a mother on behalf of her child. The attorneys representing the defendants filed for a change of venue on April 1,… Read more »

Mother Sues Puerto Rico Hospital Over Son’s Birth Injuries

Tracy Ray | April 15th, 2013

On February 12, 2013, a birth injury lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court of Puerto Rico, which is a U.S. territory. The plaintiff, who is a citizen of the British Virgin Islands, had given birth to her son at the Pavia Hospital in Santurce, Puerto Rico. She is suing the hospital, alleging that medical negligence on the part… Read more »

Umbilical Cord Problems and Birth Injuries

Tracy Ray | April 5th, 2013

In many cases, a birth injury is the result of umbilical cord problems. Statistics from the Pregnancy Institute reveal that umbilical cord problems cause stillbirth in 1.5 of over 1,000 births. In some cases, a birth injury is an unfortunate accident, but in other cases, it was preventable, and was the result of mistakes made by the healthcare professionals overseeing… Read more »

Birth Injury Lawsuits Help Family Recover Compensation for Medical Expenses

Tracy Ray | March 31st, 2013

The joy of having a baby can quickly turn to heartache and worry if the baby suffers a birth injury during labor or delivery. Parents may be overwhelmed by medical expenses as they seek to give their child the best treatment for his birth injuries or disabilities. If a birth injury such as cerebral palsy was caused by negligence or… Read more »

Mother and Daughter Seek Compensation in Erb’s Palsy Suit

Elise Kramer | March 21st, 2013

A mother and daughter from Illinois have filed a joint lawsuit against the hospital they say is responsible for the daughter’s severe birth injuries. The plaintiffs have filed their lawsuit against the United States of America as the administrator of the Will County Community Health Center, whose doctors the plaintiffs say are responsible for the daughter plaintiff’s injuries. The complainants… Read more »