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Birth Injury Rasansky Law Firm December 23, 2015
Newborn Wrongful Death Lawyer in Dallas
Jeff Rasansky March 11, 2016

Do you believe medical malpractice is to blame for the death of a newborn child? Call our Dallas lawyers at 1-877-405-4313. Did you lose a child during or shortly after birth? Do you suspect that medical malpractice played a role? Call Rasansky Law Firm today at 1-877-405-4313 to learn exactly how we can help you and your family seek the justice that…

Dallas Midwife Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Jeff Rasansky March 1, 2016

If your child suffered a serious injury due to the negligence of a midwife, our Dallas lawyers may be able to help you. While obstetrician-gynecologists (OB/GYNs) remain the go-to professionals for child delivery in America, the use of midwives is a growing trend. Studies show that while midwives only delivered 2.3 percent of all American…

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Jeff Rasansky December 3, 2015

Most of the time, your physician will provide you with most of the information about cerebral palsy that you will need as a parent. There are cases, however, where you will need to turn to other resources to find information in certain circumstances. Learning how to discern between good sources of information and bad sources…

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Jeff Rasansky February 5, 2016

Has your child been diagnosed with hypotonic cerebral palsy? Birth injury malpractice may be to blame. Cerebral palsy is a developmental condition which affects about 1 in 100 babies at the time of their birth. The brain, which governs vital body functions such as movement, coordination and breathing, may become damaged due to rough handling by…

Cost of Cerebral Palsy
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a physical disability that is caused by an injury or damage to the brain before, during, or immediately after birth. The injury to the brain affects physical movement and may cause involuntary muscle spasms. In some cases, the injury interferes with the way that brain signals are transmitted. This can result…

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Jeff Rasansky December 3, 2015

A good Texas Cerebral Palsy lawyer can help families who have suffered this condition because of medical negligence to get compensation. No cerebral palsy attorney can guarantee that you’ll win, but there are ways to determine whether or not you’re dealing with an attorney that truly has a good chance of getting you compensation. Knowledge About the Disorder A…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Birth injury malpractice lawyers handle cases where a child is injured due to medical negligence at certain times in their lives. These lawyers may file lawsuits over lacking medical care before the child is born, during the delivery of the child or after the child is born. These lawsuits oftentimes center on a condition called…

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Jeff Rasansky August 8, 2014

While the severity of cerebral palsy varies significantly from one individual to the next, any baby with this injury will need extra medical care. This baby injury can result in very severe effects, though not all cases are completely debilitating. Most often, however, there will be significant issues with motor control. This can manifest in ways such…

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Jeff Rasansky August 8, 2014

A cerebral palsy lawyer may be able to help you if your child has been injured during the birthing process. The process of having a child is complex and there are myriad things that can go wrong. Some of those potential hazards, however, can be prevented, provided that the medical staff attending the birthing is attentive and…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

If you are the parent or guardian of a child with cerebral palsy, you’ve probably read dozens of articles about how best to care for and support your child. However, you might not have read about how important it is to give yourself the care, support, and time you need to be the most effective…

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Jeff Rasansky March 1, 2016

After a difficult birth, it is tempting to believe that everything is OK. Unfortunately, some of the most serious birth injuries are not always apparent immediately after birth. A child with cerebral palsy (CP) may show no signs of disability during early infancy. It is not until the child grows and the nervous system and…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

The facts, realities, and causes of birth injuries. The term birth injury is used in reference to an injury that occurs during the labor and delivery process.  It is perhaps one of the biggest fears a pregnant woman has and that apprehension definitely has some validity. While advancements in medicine have dramatically reduced the risk of…

Cerebral Palsy During Pregnancy
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Women who have their first child are known as a prima gravida. However, women who have their first baby after 35 are known as an elderly prima gravida. Many health care professionals feel that these older, first-time mothers stand a greater risk of their child suffering from a birth injury. There are many places online…

Cerebral Palsy During Pregnancy
Jeff Rasansky April 15, 2016

Oligohydramnio is the fancy word for having too little amniotic fluid in the womb. It occurs in approximately 8 percent of pregnancies and is most common during the third trimester. For those still pregnant two weeks past their due date, the rate is approximately 12 percent. If undetected or unmonitored it can lead to pregnancy complications and…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

When a person has cerebral palsy, often the speech ability of an individual is affected. As a result, people with cerebral palsy often undergo various speech methods or speech therapy. Speech therapy is extremely helpful to children with cerebral palsy as this type of treatment teaches cerebral palsy clients to take full advantage of their…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Just how expensive and prevalent is birth injury in the U.S.? WrongDiagnosis.com states that there are an estimated seven birth injures per 1,000 children born. This converts to one percent, or slightly over 28,000 babies every year. E-Medicine defines a birth injury as injuries sustained due to “mechanical forces”, such as experienced through compression and traction. The report…

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy Lawyer in Dallas
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Parenting a child with cerebral palsy can be extremely challenging, but it does not have to be a daunting task. Here are some helpful tips that can make parenting a child with this condition that much easier. Educate yourself about cerebral palsy. You can obtain quality reliable information through your healthcare providers. Other reliable sources…

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy Lawyer in Dallas
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy (Ataxia) Among cases of cerebral palsy, the ataxic form is the least common. Cerebral palsy results from injury to the brain or spinal cord during pregnancy, birth or in very early childhood and can be a result of birth malpractice. When the cerebellum portion of the brain, which is responsible for balance…

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Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

The chronic condition cerebral palsy can be a challenge for those affected, but among the different types of CP is spastic quadriplegia, most commonly known as the most severe form of the condition. According toCerebralPalsy.org, spastic quadriplegia affects the arms, legs and body and is more likely to come with some mental impairment as well….

Legal Definition of Damages
Jeff Rasansky December 23, 2015

Damages and expenses associated with cerebral palsy, and what you’re allowed to sue for. According to 4MyChild.com, about 10,000 babies a year will develop cerebral palsy in the U.S. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes adds that the average lifetime “cost” of cerebral palsy will total almost one million dollars, and that’s not even counting…

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