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80 Percent of Autism, ADD and ADHD Cases Linked to Birth Injuries
80 Percent of Autism, ADD and ADHD Cases Linked to Birth Injuries

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are developmental delay disorders. As the name ASD implies, a diagnosis is not the same for everyone. The cognitive and psychological impairments can range ...

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Blog posts in Birth Injuries

  • Is There a Link Between Shoulder Dystocia and Medical Negligence?

    Even a cursory look at representative literature concerning birth injuries reveals that many things can go wrong prior to, during and immediately ...

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  • Birth Injury: the Need for a Meaningful Legal Response, Recovery

    For obvious reasons, birth injuries that occur during or closely following upon a newborn’s entry into the world are highly distressing for a mother ...

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  • Cerebral Palsy May be Due to Medical Negligence During Birth

    For many parents the day that they welcome a child into the world is one of the most exciting they will ever experience. That excitement can quickly ...

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  • What Are the Risks to Mom and Baby from Vacuum Extraction?

    Not all births go the way they are supposed to. Sometimes a baby presents in the breech position, feet or bottom first. Sometimes the baby’s head is a ...

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  • Who Can be Held Responsible for Birth Injuries?

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there were about 4 million children born in the United States in 2012. Most of those ...

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  • Doctors Uncertain How to Address Toxic Exposure During Pregnancy

    Obstetricians generally agree that talking about the risks of environmental hazards with their pregnant patients would be doing the women a great ...

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  • Boy has Hope of Ongoing care with $14.5 Million Birth Injury Verdict

    Not every case of cerebral palsy is attributable to some shortcoming in care by medical professionals. Sometimes, it’s the result of complications ...

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  • HAL at Work in Hospitals to Cut Newborn Injury, Illness

    Anyone who has seen the movie “2001: A Space Odyssey” likely recalls Hal — the nearly sentient computer that turned into a nemesis that eventually had ...

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  • Is Doctors' Opinion Part of a Battle Over Birthing Control?

    Not too long ago, the standard for delivering a baby called for having the mother in the hospital delivery room and a doctor in control. A lot has ...

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