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The Basic Facts About Birth Injury Laws in New York

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 22, 2019 /

For every 100,000 live births, there are almost 600 infant deaths. While some of these deaths are due to things like chromosomal abnormalities and congenital malformations, many are because of medical malpractice. 6 to 8 out of every 1,000 infants that are born in the United States are born with a birth injury, which is why birth injury…

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5 Questions to Ask Your New York Birth Injury Attorney

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 18, 2019 /

There are 360,000 new babies born every day. Out of those babies, roughly 2,880 are born with some type of birth injury.  If your baby sustained an injury at birth, you may be able to hold your doctor responsible for the injury and receive compensation. But it all depends on your circumstances.  Because of this, you should meet…

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5 Signs of Medical Negligence to Look for in Your Erb’s Palsy Case

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 14, 2019 /

Was your baby healthy in the womb but now has Erb’s palsy? Do you suspect that there was medical negligence involved? Erb’s palsy cases are a common type of birth injury lawsuit. If you’re considering pursuing an Erb’s palsy case, you’ll want to look for and understand these five signs of malpractice to help your…

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Your Guide to Starting a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 10, 2019 /

Medical mistakes result in a quarter of a million Americans dying every year. That makes this the third most common cause of death after heart disease and cancer. The cost of medical malpractice is not just lives but many billions of dollars a year.  If you’re seeking justice over an injury or trauma that you believe was caused by a…

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Essential Things Cerebral Palsy Lawyers Want You to Know About Your Lawsuit

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 6, 2019 /

If you have a loved one with cerebral palsy, you want to do anything you can to give them the best possible life. Raising a typical child from birth to age 18 costs around $234,000. However, the average cost of raising a child with cerebral palsy is more than $1,000,000. Our cerebral palsy lawyers have seen many examples where…

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5 Things to Expect from Your Birth Trauma Lawyer

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 2, 2019 /

Has your child been injured during or shortly after their birth? If so, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit.  This is because their injury may be caused due to medical negligence or a careless mistake by your healthcare provider. If you’re thinking of hiring a birth trauma lawyer because you feel you…

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How to Find the Best Birth Injury Lawyer to Win Your Case

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / September 28, 2019 /

Due to the potential fractures and injuries that can happen during birth, 28,000 babies are born injured every year. While birth can be a traumatic and painful experience for mothers, it’s most dangerous for babies who are improperly handled. If you or your child experienced birth injuries, it’s vital to have an attorney in your corner who…

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7 Things You Need to Know About Birth Injury Law

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / September 24, 2019 /

Did you know that every year, almost 4 million babies are born in the United States? That’s over 10,000 babies delivered every day! Unfortunately, in a country as developed as the U.S., many of these babies die at birth. In fact, back in 2017, there were 22,335 infant deaths. Many others suffer birth trauma that can have lifelong…

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Know the Warning Signs: How to Spot Developmental Delays in Infants

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / September 20, 2019 /

If you’re reading this article, that already means you’re doing a good job as a parent. You’re demonstrating that you’re worried about your child’s wellbeing and that you care for them. That’s not something everyone can claim — believe it or not. Being on the lookout for developmental delays in infants is a core part…

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Time For A Second Opinion: Common Pediatric Diagnosis Mistakes That You Should Look Out For

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / September 18, 2019 /

Doctors and parents have two things in common: they want the best for your child and they’re not always perfect. Rarely is there a malpractice case where the doctor admitted to having malintent or something against the patient. You’d have a hard time finding any cases that aren’t an urban legend. But that doesn’t mean…

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