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Girones Lawyers Announce a Significant Ontario Birth Injury Settlement.

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

November 8, 2018

November 1, 2018   Girones Lawyers have recently resolved  a significant birth injury lawsuit.  This award will help our client’s child, a young boy with quadriplegia and cerebral palsy, pay for the equipment, therapies and 24 hour attendant care he will need for the rest of his life. Our client was a full-term mom who had […] READ MORE>

Infection Control Breach at Stittsville Medical Clinic

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

July 25, 2018

Updated July 27 2018 – Numerous  Ottawa families were shocked to receive a letter from the Main Street Family Medical Centre this week advising that they had been possibly  exposed to unclean instruments at the clinic. Over 4600 patients may have been affected and have been asked to return to the clinic to undergo testing […] READ MORE>

The Link between Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice

This post was written by Andrea Girones:
Brachial plexus injury

November 16, 2017

Cerebral palsy, a permanent neurological syndrome, has many causes. However one undeniable cause is lack of oxygen at birth. The deprivation of oxygen (asphyxia), can cause brain tissue to die (ischemia) leading to permanent cognitive and physical disabilities. Lack of oxygen- was it preventable? Whether the brain damage was caused by the medical negligence of […] READ MORE>

Erb’s palsy- Can it be prevented? Sadly Yes…

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

September 28, 2017

September 2017- Nothing prepares a parent for the shock that their new born baby has a severe nerve injury. Many parents are overwhelmed by concern for their child and only later do they think back to “how did this happen and could it have been prevented?” With most birth brachial plexus injuries (BBPI), also known […] READ MORE>

Are Long Term Disability Settlements Deductible From Other Awards?

This post was written by Andrea Girones:

May 5, 2017

In my experience working here in Ottawa many of my clients have  extensive medical benefits including long term disability benefit coverege. They may also have benefits from their accident benefits car insurance company (SABS) and they may also have a claim for lost income from a car accident law suit. Typically these kinds of court […] READ MORE>



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