A Teenage Birth Injury Victim Obtains Compensation After the Successful Resolution of Her Lawsuit.

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

October 21, 2016

September 2016 – Girones Lawyers has successfully resolved another case involving a birth brachial plexus injury. Young Melissa (name and certain details changed to protect confidentiality) was born 16 years ago in a large hospital in south-western Ontario. Melissa’s birth was complicated by the medical condition known as Shoulder Dystocia, meaning the shoulder of the […] READ MORE>

Litigating Birth Brachial Plexus Cases in Canada

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June 22, 2016

Below is the paper that Andrea Girones recently presented to the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association Medical Malpractice Caucus. Andrea Girones exclusively represents injured clients, particularly children injured at birth. Introduction Birth Brachial plexus injuries (or BBPI) are a common source of obstetrical malpractice litigation. An otherwise healthy, full term baby can be left with a […] READ MORE>

Was your Erb’s Palsy Caused by a Doctor? If You Answer YES to These Questions, Call a Lawyer Today.

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September 14, 2015

September 14th 2015   1) Is my Brachial Plexus Injury Permanent  The vast majority of brachial plexus birth injuries are resolved by 2 years of age. Nerves that are not severed can heal over time and much function can be restored. These injuries are  not typically caused by a doctor pulling. After two years however […] READ MORE>

The Erb’s Palsy Litigation Wars

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September 9, 2015

September 9, 2015. All medical malpractice cases are fought vigorously, but few cases draw the kind of fierce defence that obstetricians put up in cases involving birth trauma and a baby who suffers from Erb’s Palsy. Erb’s Palsy is a nerve injury to a newborn baby believed to have one main cause: a doctor who […] READ MORE>

Brain Damage at Birth Caused by Lack of Oxygen, Not a Clotting Factor.

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March 23, 2015

March 24th 2015.  Recently our firm represented a young man injured at birth. The child sustained a severe brain injury leaving him with the mind of a toddler, inside the body of a 14 year old. CT and MRI images revealed that there was atrophy of the brain cells in various parts of the brain […] READ MORE>

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