Canadian Birth Injury Law Blog
Here on the Canadian Birth Injury Law Blog, BILA members share answers to common questions about birth trauma and the legal issues that can arise from this type of injury. Have a question or topic you would like us to address? Please let us know!
A birth injury lawsuit can provide the opportunity to seek financial compensation to address the future needs of caring for a child who has suffered life altering injuries. Children with cerebral palsy, for example, will have significant lifelong needs that in most instances are inadequately compensated for through public sources. As the child grows and […]
This is the third in a series of three articles about how medical experts determine when a newborn brain injury occurred. The first article in this series dealt with neuroimaging. The second discussed cord blood gas analysis. A newborn with signs of neurologic injury can suffer that injury any time during pregnancy, during labour and […]
If you are a mom, you have likely experienced “mom guilt” at one point or another. As a working mother, I have had my fair share. The more I speak with other mothers, the more I realize that it is an almost universal feeling. It is rarely rational and logical, but that feeling remains, all […]
What does a 65 year old test have to do with the health of your baby? Although you may not have heard of her, Dr. Virginia Apgar has played a role in the assessment of the well-being of virtually every newborn baby born in Canada, the United States and elsewhere in the world for the […]
This is the second in a series of three articles about how medical experts determine when a newborn brain injury occurred. The first article explains how birth injury lawyers use medical imaging to determine the timing of a brain injury. The third will discuss fetal heart rate changes. A newborn with signs of neurologic injury […]