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Memphis Birth Injury and Medical Malpractice Attorneys Understand Your Pain

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

It should have been the happiest moment of your life. Instead, it’s the most tragic. If your child is the victim of a birth injury, it’s important to understand that everyone suffers. Not only will your child be unable to live the life you wanted for him or her, but you will be faced with…

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Cerebral Palsy Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy refers to a group of disorders that present during infancy or very early childhood. Cerebral palsy is caused by an injury or abnormality to the cerebrum (frontal portion of the brain) while the brain is still in the developmental stage. Most often the brain injury occurs during pregnancy, labor…

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A Brachial Plexus Birth Injury Overview for Tennessee Parents

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

A brachial plexus birth injury can cause pain, anxiety and financial hardship for new parents. When this injury happens to your baby, suddenly you are forced to face the fact that he or she may be permanently disabled. But, it is important to stay calm and to educate yourself as you head into the weeks…

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When the Unthinkable Happens: an Erb’s Palsy Overview

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

Bringing home a new baby is one of the most blessed events in parents’ lives. No matter what, there is joy. However, when a birth injury like Erb’s palsy has occurred, your joy is tempered with worry and many unanswered questions. What is Erb’s palsy? Erb’s palsy is a form of brachial plexus birth injury.…

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Eye-Opening Look at Excessive Force and Tennessee Birth Injuries

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

There is no greater joy than the birth of a new baby. And there is no greater fear than when something goes wrong during the birthing process. Certainly there is nothing more upsetting than knowing a Tennessee birth injury could have been avoided. One cause of birth injuries, particularly a brachial plexus injury, is the…

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Were You or Your Baby Harmed by a Tennessee Forceps Delivery?

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

We all wish for a quick, efficient, uncomplicated delivery on that special day our new babies enter the world. And most of the time, this is exactly what happens; proud parents and relatives quickly spread the word about the weight and length of the child. In a day or two mother and baby are home…

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Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (“VBAC”) Presents a Greater Risk of Uterine Rupture

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

Most doctors agree that a vaginal birth after cesarean (“VBAC”) can be a reasonably safe option for pregnant mothers, depending on the existence of other known risk factors. The most serious risk for mothers undergoing a VBAC is uterine rupture. A uterine rupture occurs when the mother’s uterus splits open and the baby is extruded…

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Has Your Child Been Injured by the Negligence of a Tennessee Labor and Delivery Nurse?

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

There is a common saying in medicine: nurses are the eyes and ears of the doctor. Perhaps in no other field of medicine is nurse communication more important than in labor and delivery. The labor and delivery nurses are charged with the responsibility of carefully monitoring the progress of labor and reporting any serious potential…

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What Are the Time Limits for Filing a Tennessee Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

Calculating the statute of limitations for a Tennessee medical malpractice case can be very complicated, depending on the nature of the injury, injured party, and other factors. There are also procedural hurdles that must be followed before a lawsuit can be filed. For anyone who suspects they were injured by malpractice, the best practice is…

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Can I File a Case Against the Anesthesiologist in Memphis?

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

Anesthesia is a wonderful tool that allows medical professionals to perform life-saving and life-enhancing procedures that would otherwise be impossible. However, use of anesthesia requires constant monitoring, as well as clear communication with the surgical team and a thorough review of the patient’s medical history in order to avoid dangerous drug-related errors. When these errors…

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