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Welcoming a new baby into the world is typically a joyous occasion. However, a trauma that results in a birth injury can have detrimental effects on a child’s life-long health and wellbeing. No family deserves to navigate the effects of a birth injury, especially if it was preventable. Here, the medical malpractice attorneys with Peter…

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What Is the Average Birth Injury Settlement?

Millions of babies are born every year in the United States, with almost 70,000 of those births taking place in Baltimore, Maryland. Of those millions of babies, approximately one in every 9,000 is born with a birth injury, which could result in minor and temporary injuries or, tragically, in more serious and long-term injuries or…

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Was My Child’s Birth Injury Preventable?

The arrival of a new baby is often a time of joy. However, injuries sustained during birth can have devastating impacts on the life and well-being of a child. While not all birth injuries are preventable, some birth injuries result from the negligent acts of the medical team who helped to deliver the baby. Here,…

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10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Wait to Contact a Birth Injury Lawyer

The birth of your child is an exciting time for any parent. However, when things do not go as planned, and the baby suffers injury during delivery, it can be devastating to everyone involved. If you think that your child may have been injured in this way, it’s important to speak with a lawyer immediately…

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Ask a Birth Injury Attorney: What Is the Statute of Limitations on a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

If you are in the devastating situation of realizing that your child has a permanent injury resulting from medical malpractice that occurred at the time of birth, you may be wondering if it’s too late to file a lawsuit. The impact of a birth injury might not be apparent until months or even years after…

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Preeclampsia and Obstetrical Negligence

Preeclampsia, a pregnancy complication that is characterized by high blood pressure, can be fatal to both mother and child. Here, the experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Peter Angelos Law, P.C. further explain the symptoms and risks of preeclampsia, as well as what to do if you suspect that obstetrical negligence impacted your complication.  Preeclampsia Symptoms…

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Understanding Birth Injury Data

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Wrongful Death Claims for Stillborn Infants

A child’s birth should be a joyful event in every parent’s life. However, problems during or before birth can cause a family to suffer tragedy before ever meeting their little one. Incidents involving infant wrongful death are often caused by negligence of the birthing team and can be prevented. Here, the birth injury attorneys at…

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Birth Injuries: The Effects of Traumatic Birth Syndrome

The birth injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the causes and effects of traumatic birth syndrome. The act of giving birth should always be a magical and joyous occasion for expecting parents. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Birth injuries do happen. Serious complications during labor and errors made by…

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Lack of Communication Cited as Primary Cause of Birth Injuries

Parents spend months preparing for the arrival of their new child to ensure that the child, upon arrival into the world, is secure and healthy. Part of that preparation is partnering with doctors and nurses to ensure a smooth and safe birthing process. Despite this preparation, serious birth injuries affect about 1.5% of US births,…

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