FDA Rushing Drug Approvals Is Bad for Everyone

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The past year has seen the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) struggle to keep up with the pace of public health changes. The pandemic encouraged the organization to move through the vaccine approval process quickly. While these vaccinations are vital to immediate public health, the same speed has started to creep into the agency’s approach […]

Misuse of medication during delivery cited in malpractice lawsuit

Advances made in obstetrical science in recent years have offered up several solutions that have helped to decrease the risk of serious complications involving both mothers and babies in Los Angeles during the delivery process significantly. However, these new techniques must be carefully administered and monitored as they often involve prompting chemical and biophysical reactions […]

What is Erb’s palsy?

Couples in the Los Angeles area who are having a baby are undoubtedly excited, but that does not diminish the reality that there are potential dangers to the health of the newborn. These can arise without warning and happen during the delivery process. One potential issues is Erb’s palsy. For parents who suspect that their […]

Birth injuries after missed signs of fetal distress

Couples in Los Angeles who are careful about the upcoming birth of a child are not immune to the possibility of a negligent doctor making an error that leads to birth injuries. Knowing the signs of fetal distress is part of the process to preventing birth injuries and any other issues from harming the infant. […]

Understanding dangers of C-sections in the delivery process

When women in Los Angeles have a baby, many of them prefer to move forward with the natural form of childbirth. In some cases, however, there are reasons that a doctor will want to perform a Cesarean section. It might be due to the health of the baby and mother or there might be a […]

What are possible complications from premature birth?

Parents in Los Angeles who are preparing for the birth of a baby have it in mind that it will take nine months for the baby to be born. If it is a normal, healthy pregnancy, this is customary. However, there are times when a baby is born prematurely. There could be a number of […]

What are CA placental abruptions and why are they dangerous?

There is an undeniable excitement when a woman is having a baby in Los Angeles. That, however, can be tempered if there is a possible medical issue that might have been missed by the doctor or was improperly treated. Many problems can arise during pregnancy. One of the most damaging and dangerous is placental abruptions. […]

Legal help with a birth injury case in Los Angeles

For people in Los Angeles, one of the most exciting moments of their lives is when they are told they are going to have a child. No matter the amount of time they take preparing for the special moment, nothing can prepare a parent for the possibility that the baby will suffer from a birth […]

What treatments are available for someone with Erb’s palsy?

A California family dealing with a diagnosis of Erb’s palsy may worry about the long-term effects of the condition on a child. The birth injury involves nerve damage suffered during the labor and delivery process, typically the result of an infant’s neck being stretched. The severity of the condition may determine the prognosis, providing direction […]

What is Cerebral Palsy?

California parents may know that cerebral palsy is a multi-faceted group of disorders that may affect a child’s motor skills, balance, intellectual development, speech, vision and hearing. CCP is divided into four categories: spastic, ataxic, dyskinetic and mixed. The classification refers to the type of muscle problem associated with each form. The degree of symptomatic […]