Michigan Personal Injury Law Blog | Goodwin & Scieszka

Giving birth is never easy, even in a normal, uncomplicated delivery. But when complications arise, the more likely it is that the mother or child will end up experiencing an injury. Breech deliveries are one type of complication that can raise the risk of birth trauma. In most cases, the doctor is able to conduct

In many parts of the country, summer is peak motorcycle riding season. But while riding a motorcycle always involves some inherent risks, hot weather can add some unique risks to the mix. If you’ll be out riding on a hot day, here are some steps you can take so you can protect yourself and stay

If you’ve lived in Michigan long enough, you’ve surely heard the joke about how we have two seasons here: winter and construction. Once the weather warms up, construction crews are out there working hard to repair the damage caused by harsh winter weather and it’s very likely that will involve tearing up and completely replacing

Even under the best of circumstances, giving birth isn’t easy. But according to the March of Dimes, about 380,000 babies are born prematurely (before 37 weeks) every year. Although many babies who are born prematurely go on to live happy, healthy lives, premature birth is the leading cause of death of babies in the United

It’s no secret that dogs are one of the most popular kinds of pets in America. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 89.7 million dogs are owned in the United States. WIth so many dogs around, it’s no wonder that dog bites are an extremely common type of injury. Every year, over 4.5 million people

At long last, winter is over! The roads are no longer covered in snow and ice and thousands of people all over the country are eager to take a vacation. Rather than heading to the airport, bus station, or train station, many of those soon-to-be travelers are planning to drive to their destination of choice.

Cerebral palsy is the most common type of childhood motor disability, with over 500,000 children and adults in the United States impacted by it. Several different factors can result in a child developing cerebral palsy, including bleeding or infections in the brain, severe jaundice, maternal infections, a lack of oxygen during delivery, and medical malpractice.

Dogs need to be able to exercise and play if they’re going to stay happy and healthy. Taking your dog to the local dog park might seem like an ideal way to help your dog play, have fun, and make friends with other dogs. But dogs are dogs and with all the activity at a

The cold winter months are finally over and it’s finally time to start spending some time outside again. But as you have your summer fun, it’s important to remember that some common summer activities can come with a risk of injury. Here are a few types of accidents that often have people calling a personal

A lack of oxygen during childbirth can result in many different effects for the child, the severity of which largely depends on how prolonged the lack of oxygen continued for. But even in cases of mild oxygen deprivation, there might still be long-term effects to cope with. During a 2014 study conducted by the University