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Expert Witness

The Role of Expert Witnesses in a Medical Malpractice Case

If you wanted to know about rocket ships, who would you consult: your next-door neighbor, or a NASA engineer? Unless your neighbor has some remarkable qualifications, you would probably pick the engineer. Why? Because presumably the right information… Read More
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Radiology Malpractice: When a Radiologist Misses Something Big

If you have ever had an X-ray, MRI, or CT scan to diagnose a health problem you have been experiencing, you have probably sighed in relief when the report came back showing no serious problems. You may not have gotten the answers you were looking for… Read More
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Water Birth Malpractice: What to Know

Giving birth is one of the most meaningful and intensely personal experiences a woman can have, culminating in the great joy of holding her newborn child and taking the baby home. Because this is such an important moment, and because most women only… Read More
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Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy and Cooling Therapy: What Parents Need to Know

Newborn babies who have suffered oxygen deprivation and limited blood flow may experience a type of brain damage called hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). This birth injury is sometimes also called fetal hypoxia, neonatal encephalopathy, birth as… Read More
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Coronavirus Infection and…

Coronavirus Infection and Pregnancy: Your Questions Answered

A lot of things can change between the start of a pregnancy and the birth of a baby nine months later. But if you are well into your pregnancy now, you almost certainly didn’t expect one of those changes to be the emergence of a pandemic. If you’… Read More
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Amniotic Fluid Aspiration…

Amniotic Fluid Aspiration: What You Need to Know

Amniotic fluid serves a critical purpose when a fetus is developing in its mother’s uterus. This fluid cushions the growing baby against bumps and blows to the mother’s body. It promotes muscular and skeletal development. And, when swallowed by t… Read More
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Did Your Doctor Miss Sign…

Did Your Doctor Miss Signs of Fetal Distress?

If you gave birth in a hospital, chances are that you when you were admitted to Labor and Delivery, you were attached to a variety of monitors. Those monitors allowed doctors and nurses to keep an eye on the progress of your labor, as well as your vi… Read More
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What Causes Seizures in N…

What Causes Seizures in Newborns?

If you’re the parent of a newborn, few things are more frightening than your child having a seizure. What caused it? Will it happen again? Did it cause any lasting harm to the baby? Are there underlying problems that led to the seizure? True neonat… Read More
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What is Kernicterus?

What is Kernicterus?

“Kernicterus” is a funny-sounding word that most people don’t know until a doctor says it to them. But if a doctor has told you that your newborn child has kernicterus, you know it’s not funny at all. What is kernicterus? Simply put, kernicte… Read More
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Worried young couple looking at their premature newborn in an incubator with oxygen at neonatal intensive care unit.

Group B Strep in Newborns: What You Should Know

Group B Streptococcus, also called Group B Strep or GBS, is a type of bacteria found in the genital tract and intestines. Many people carry Group B Strep, including about 25% of pregnant women, and most don’t even know it. Most people with Group B… Read More
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Categories: Medical Malpractice

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Portland, Oregon, medical malpractice and personal injury attorney James Hu… Read More

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Rhett Fraser devotes his legal practice exclusively to helping people injur… Read More

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Jason Cohen is a litigation attorney who practices plaintiff’s personal i… Read More

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