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Chicago Birth Injury Umbilical Cord Blood Gases and Birth Asphyxia Lawyers

  When a child is being born, it’s critically important for medical staff to accurately document umbilical cord blood gases because that information is used to get a clear understanding of the acid-based balance of the baby. This data is acquired at the moment the umbilical cord is clamped. There is a continuous and accelerating

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Chicago Aortic Dissection Lawyers

Patients that suffer from an aortic dissection must receive medical care immediately because it’s known to be a serious medical condition that requires urgent diagnosis and treatment. An aortic dissection is a tear in the inner lining of the aorta and it’s classified by two types: A and B. If someone is diagnosed with a

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Chicago Misdiagnosis Endometrial Cancer Lawyers

Endometrial cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the inner lining or endometrium of the uterus. It accounts for nearly 90 percent of all uterine cancers. Each year, more than 60,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with endometrial cancer, and each year, more than 12,000 women will die from it. Endometrial

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Transplant Errors Lawyers

The ability to help patients by transplanting one organ into another person’s body has grown by leaps and bounds. What was once science fiction is now medical reality. More than ever, patients can get new organs that lead not only to prolonged life but a far better quality of life. At the same time, as

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Sepsis Lawyers

The tragic death of Rory Staunton prompted the legal system in his state to take a closer look at the medical malpractice laws in the country. This little boy developed a minor cut after a basketball game in 2012. What began as a minor cut ended in a bout of sepsis that a doctor overlooked,

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Heart Attack Errors Lawyers

For both men and women, heart disease is the leading cause of death in America. This is a fact that many people don’t know about because heart disease doesn’t always garner as much attention as other health issues. Fortunately, there are an increasing number of programs that aim to make the general public aware of

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Forceps Delivery Lawyers

Sometimes doctors have to use forceps to help an unborn child get through the birth canal safely. It’s a method that has been used for many years to assist with ensuring a smooth delivery process. Unfortunately, there are times when the use of forceps does not go as planned because an excessive amount of force

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Chicago Bacterial Meningitis Lawyers

What is Bacterial Meningitis? The brain and spinal cord are protected by meninges. Bacterial meningitis is an infection of the meninges. Although most individuals contract bacterial meningitis because of an infection, it can also be caused by fungi, tumors, drug allergies, and certain chemical irritants. Because bacterial meningitis occurs close to the brain and spinal

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Chicago Pursuing Lawsuit for Birth Trauma Lawyers

If you’re a parent of a baby who has been injured during the delivery process, you might feel hopeless and like there’s nowhere to turn to get your questions answered. Your baby could have brain damage or could have a physical injury that depletes the quality of life that the child would have if a

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Chicago Birth Hypoxia Lawyers

When there isn’t enough oxygen for an infant during delivery, it’s common for birth injuries to occur. There are a variety of names for this condition, but the terms used most often are hypoxia, anoxia and birth asphyxia. Even if a newborn has an insufficient amount of oxygen for a few seconds during delivery, it’s

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