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June 2016 Archives

What defenses are available to doctors in medical malpractice cases? Part 2

If you are injured, no matter by whom, you can recover compensation by filing a lawsuit. In your lawsuit you would allege claims. Doctors, just like everyone else, are able to mount defenses to those claims. A previous post discussed the respectable minority principle and statute of limitations. This post will discuss the remaining three defenses.

Caring for a child after a birth injury

Birth injuries are devastating. What was supposed to be one the happiest days in your life is tarnished because your child was injured. Birth injuries are especially dangerous because it can take weeks or months for an injury to begin to surface. Babies are unable to effectively communicate therefore you have to rely on developmental delays to identify many birth injuries. As devastating as it may be, it is important that you do not let yourself become overwhelmed. The sooner you confront the reality imposed on you by the injury, the better.

Five Common Surgical Mistakes, Part 1

Surgery has risks. The doctor could make a mistake. The nursing team could forget an instrument. Or sometimes things just go wrong, like a complication or unknown medical issue pops up. Unfortunately, surgeons still make preventable mistakes during surgery. This post will address two of those common causes.

How can cerebral palsy be traced to negligence?

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder that affects muscle control, coordination and balance. It significantly impacts your child's ability to navigate and move on their own. Most cerebral palsy develops early in childhood. It is the result of a brain injury that occurs before, during or after birth. Many injuries are sustained during the birthing process due to improper techniques or errors made by the doctor. How do you know if doctor negligence caused it?

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Michael H. Bereston, Inc.
138 Main Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 2990
Annapolis, MD 21401

Maryland: 410-793-4554
Toll Free: 866-517-4037
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