The Erb’s Palsy Litigation Wars

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

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.

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

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>

Decision of Justice Tausendfreund – Alecia Fisher

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

February 28, 2014

[1] This case is about the clinically compromised birth of Alecia Fisher on February 4, 1991. The parties agree that Alecia suffered an intrapartum asphyxial exposure that is the cause of her neurological injuries. [2] The central issue of liability is when this asphyxial process should and/or could have been detected. The plaintiffs’ focus in […] READ MORE>

Birth botched, dream on hold

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

February 9, 2014

Alecia Fisher dreams of a day she has her own place. At age 21, that’s not unusual for a young woman — but it is a special dream for the London woman who’s a quadriplegic, requires 24-hour care and relies heavily on her mother. A second multi-million dollar court victory against London’s Victoria Hospital could […] READ MORE>

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