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What Can Cause Cerebral Palsy at Birth?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 30, 2019 at 5:47 pm
Each year in the United States over 10,000 babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a congenial disorder that affects one’s motor skills and is due to abnormal brain development. Birthing injuries that can lead to cerebral palsy take place during pregnancy, labor and delivery if there is damage to an infant’s brain. A birth injury is an...
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Prenatal Care Malpractice: Causes of Prenatal Injuries and How to Prove Malpractice

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 30, 2019 at 5:45 pm
The prenatal stage of pregnancy is when the fetus is in the developing stage in the mother’s womb. During a pregnancy, frequent visits to the doctor are routine to ensure the mother and baby’s safety. As the mother gets closer to labor, the frequency of the doctor visits will increase. If any abnormalities in the mother or baby are discovered,...
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How Long Do You Have to File a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 30, 2019 at 5:42 pm
A birth injury is an injury to an infant that takes place during pregnancy, delivery or shortly after birth. In the United States, 7 out of 1,000 babies endure birth injuries. Birthing injuries can range from broken bones, injury to nerves and brain damage. The most common brain injury to occur during birth is due to oxygen deprivation. Statute of...
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What is Foot Drop?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 30, 2019 at 5:41 pm
Foot drop is the inability to lift the front part of the foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles. Foot drop can lead to difficulty walking which can result in lifting the knees higher or swinging the leg from side to side to avoid toes dragging on the floor. Foot drop is not categorized as a disease, but...
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What is Caput Succedaneum and Cephalohematoma?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 30, 2019 at 5:40 pm
Caput succedaneum and cephalohematoma are both acute trauma injuries that occur to an infant’s head typically during the birthing process. Both of these conditions require a healthcare professional’s post-birth checkups and extended observation to ensure a larger issue hasn’t occurred. An infant is at a higher risk of developing caput succedaneum or cephalohematoma if there were medical devices used for...
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Liability in Pennsylvania Slip & Fall Claims

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 3, 2019 at 12:24 pm
In the Unites States each year, the compensation and medical bills associated with slip and fall incidents reaches around $70 billion. Slip and fall injuries can have serious implications that can result in lost work, hefty medical bills and even death. One question you must ask yourself when filing a slip and fall claim is if you had any responsibility...
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What Happens If I Slip and Fall in A Retail Store?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 3, 2019 at 12:22 pm
Nine out of ten injuries in a retail store are attributed to negligence from the store owner or landlord. If you have reason to be on the store property, whether you are a customer, a delivery person or anyone doing business of any kind with the store, you are entitled to a safe experience by law. Basically, the business has...
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What Happens If My Child Slips and Falls on School Property?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 3, 2019 at 12:21 pm
Each year in the United States, over 3 million children are injured on school property. A school is responsible for providing their students with a reasonable duty of care. The duty of care is an obligation of school employees to protect the children from foreseeable harm. Employees of both public and private schools are responsible for maintaining safe playground equipment,...
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The Most Common Slip and Fall Injuries

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 3, 2019 at 12:21 pm
Slip and fall injuries are unfortunately not uncommon. On one hand, sometimes people slip and fall from no fault of another. On the other hand, there are situations where property owners are negligent in keeping their property safe and people are harmed because of it. Situations like a wet floor, improper maintenance, poor lighting and weather are all factors that...
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Can You Sue If You Fall on Private Property?

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 3, 2019 at 12:19 pm
Every homeowner has a reasonable duty of care to provide to all guests who enter their property. The reasonable duty of care is maintaining a safe property the way another reasonable person would. If a homeowner breaches their duty of care and is negligent towards a guest and the guest is injured, he or she is entitled to sue for...
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Lung damage hospitalizations after vaping rises to 11

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 13, 2019 at 12:01 pm
Fourteen teens and young adults have been hospitalized in Wisconsin and Illinois for breathing problems potentially linked to vaping, according to health officials from both states. In Wisconsin, eleven young adults were sent to the hospital with severe lung disease, an increase from the eight reported in July. Three young adults in Illinois were hospitalized. The severity of the lung...
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San Francisco Bans E-Cigs

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 31, 2019 at 11:54 am
San Francisco becomes the first United States city to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes until their health effects are clearly established. Juul Labs, a manufacturer of the most popular electronic cigarette “Juul”, is headquartered in San Francisco and controls about 70% of the United States vaping market. Upon San Francisco’s mayor signing this legislation, the law will be enforced...
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