Gerald: Birth injuries, the injuries to newborn infants are a particularly
challenging area of medical malpractice, medical negligence. That is
because of a number of reasons. Birthing injuries, birth injuries, arise in
a number of ways. Most often, the newborn infant has been deprived of
oxygen, and the brain has been starved of oxygen for a number of reasons,
or the infant has a bleeding condition or bleeding in the brain, which is
caused by trauma that has happened either during the pregnancy or during
labor and delivery.
Daniel: Birth injuries are regarding a mother and child, are commonly
referred to as cerebral palsy type injuries, Erb's palsy, brachial plexus
type injuries that the child may suffer during the birthing process. These
can be caused by any number of reasons. Usually, the healthcare provider
departs from the standard of care in recognizing a mother's true symptoms
and fails to act timely and appropriately with either supplying the right
oxygen, supplying the right maneuver, if you will, to make sure the child
is born timely.
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