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The Difference Between Misdiagnosis and A Failure To Diagnose

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare practitioner, such as a doctor or nurse, fails to provide you with the standard of care that is expected in your community and causes you some injury as a result.  Many such injuries occur when a doctor misdiagnoses or fails to diagnose a patient’s...
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Risk Factors for Compression of the Umbilical Cord

If your child has suffered a birth injury due to compression of the umbilical cord during delivery, then it is important that you speak to an experienced birth injury lawyer as soon as possible.  Compression of the umbilical cord during delivery reduces the amount of oxygen that the fetus receives...
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Rare Birth Injuries

Fortunately, due to advances in obstetric medicine and high standards of pre-natal care, all birth injuries in Canada are relatively rare.  However, some birth injuries are less common than others.   Bruises, swelling and brachial plexus palsy are among some of the most common birth injuries.  Brain injuries causing cerebral palsy...
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What Compensation Can Your Cerebral Palsy Lawyer Obtain For You

If your child’s cerebral palsy was caused by medical negligence, then an experienced cerebral palsy lawyer may be able to help your family by helping you to obtain answers to your questions and financial compensation to help you deal with the complications arising from your child’s cerebral palsy.  Having a...
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Birth Defects Caused by Sexually Transmitted Infection

You may be aware that certain viral and bacterial infections can be passed from the mother to the fetus during pregnancy, delivery or breastfeeding. This is why screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is routine for all mothers during pregnancy. Expectant mothers should also be aware that they could contract...
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