Category: Birth Injury

21 Apr 2014

Welcome to the Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath Blog

The Accidents Safe blog was set up to help keep our clients and the public informed of important safety information that potentially could effect their every day lives.  Auto recalls, defective tires, car seats and many other products or medications…
what is the most common birth injury
10 Mar 2022

What is the most common birth injury?

Birth injuries can cause lifelong health problems for the child and cost the parents thousands in rehabilitation or medical equipment. Parents whose new babies have suffered a birth injury often need the help of a lawyer to collect damages…
17 Mar 2021

What are common birth injuries in newborns?

It’s devastating and frightening when a newborn suffers one of the many types of birth injuries. There may be life-long consequences for the baby and a heavy financial burden for the baby’s parents. However, when a birth injury occurs as…
16 Sep 2016
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Wellington Regional Medical Center v. Giovanni Pillonato:  A Win for Newborns Who Suffer Brain Injury During Delivery. 

The Fourth District’s recent decision in Wellington Regional Medical Center v. Giovanni Pillonato, 2016 WL 4548485 (Fla. 4th DCA Sept. 1, 2016), strikes a blow against the assault on the right of recovery for obstetrical patients whose newborn…
27 Jul 2016
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Product Liability: Florida Resident Sues for Birth Defects Caused by Zofran

Florida resident Robin Zgurski began taking Zofran in 2006 after her doctor prescribed it for the morning sickness that accompanied her pregnancy. When Zgurski’s son was born with a bilateral cleft lip and palate she did not connect the birth…
11 Aug 2015

Are You Certain You Need a Cesarean Section?

Holly Grim’s first labor at a noted California hospital in December 2013 was long and painful. The delivery ended with a cesarean section that required a lengthy stay in the hospital. This labor was different – a different hospital, a different…