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What Do Personal Injury Attorneys Do?

Posted in Birth Injuries, Construction Accidents, Injury Law, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motorcycle Injury, Product Liability, Trucking Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Wrongful Death

Personal injury attorneys are advocates for people who have been injured in an accident, whether it is a slip and fall, trip and fall, work related, car, motorcycle or recreational accident.  Our job is to represent the rights of the injured party, not the insurance company.  So, why do personal injury attorneys have such a… Continue Reading

Selling Out Injured Babies

Posted in Birth Injuries

In recent years, politicians in the country have repeatedly proven willing to place political expediency and corporate interests ahead of the rights of the general public. In yet another example of this, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has reportedly introduced a measure as part of his budget proposal which seeks to limit the rights of victims of malpractice, including brain damaged babies, without regard for fairness or the actual facts of the individual cases.

Possible Defenses for Brachial Plexus Injuries at Birth

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In the vast majority of medical malpractice cases involving a baby who suffers a brachial plexus injury at birth, the central issue which is being contested is whether the obstetrician used excessive force when freeing the entrapped shoulder. The defense typically advances three arguments: