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Common Types of Birth Injuries

Thursday, 03 September 2015 by

In the United States, 29 out of 1,000 babies suffer a birth injury. Many times, the injury is caused due to improper handling or poor use of instruments commonly used during childbirth. Larger infants, babies born prematurely and difficult or prolonged labor can all contribute to injury during birth. In addition, a mother with a

If you’ve been injured by a defective product, it’s important to have a good lawyer working for you. Not only is it difficult enough to be injured, but it’s also possible you could be dealing with lawyers working for a major company like Wal-Mart or Fiat Chrysler. Major companies can afford to have big legal

Labor Day weekend is just around the corner, which many people consider to be the official end of the summer. This time of year, lots of people are spending their free time out and about, trying to fit in as much fun as the can before the end of the season. But if your idea

As a motorcyclist, there are a lot of things you have to do to ride safely and legally. You need to have the right protective gear and you have to get your motorcycle endorsement through the Secretary of State or Department of Motor Vehicles. Another thing you might want to consider doing is taking a

About three years after the death of worker Jose Melena, Bumble Bee Foods has been ordered to pay $6 million in fines for intentionally violating workplace safety laws as part of their settlement with the Los Angeles district attorney’s office. 62-year-old Melena was killed when he was cooked to death in a walk-in pressure cooker

How to Avoid Unsafe Workplaces

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 by

Avoiding unsafe workplaces can be a tough task when you’ve been unemployed for months.  When you’re so anxious to get back to work and feel useful again you might overlook the fact that the place who just hired you may have an unsafe work environment.  You have to provide for your family, so you may

The owners of two dogs who mauled a Lapeer County man to death in July 2014 have been sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison for owning dogs they knew to be dangerous and failing to properly restrain them. 46-year-old Craig Sytsma of Livonia was jogging in Metamora Township on July 23, 2014 when he

Following a public hearing on July 2, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a record-setting fine against Fiat Chrysler for their mishandling of 23 recalls of over 11 million defective vehicles. The NHTSA has issued $105 million in fines against the automaker, $70 million of which is a cash penalty, $20 million

Risk Factors for Birth Injuries

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 by

If you have recently given birth and your baby seems to be having health problems, you may be wondering if your child is suffering from a birth injury or birth defect. The big difference between a birth injury and a birth defect is that a birth defects are something a person is medically predisposed to

Common Symptoms of a Birth Injury

Friday, 24 July 2015 by

The birth of a child is supposed to be one of the happiest days in a person’s life. However, despite all the progress we have made over the years in making childbirth safer for both mother and child, it’s still possible for things to go wrong and when things go wrong, the child can be