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Types of birth injuries and symptoms.

Types of birth injuries and symptoms.

There are many types of birth injuries of which some can be temporary or some permanent. Symptoms do vary from one infant to another. Unfortunately some children only see these birth injuries when they start school unless it was seen straight after they were born. The severity will depend on the type of birth injuries.… Continue Reading

Do children only get brain injuries?

Do children only get brain injuries?

Brain injuries do happen both to aldults and children What Are the Types of Brain Damage and How Severe Are They? All traumatic brain injuries are head injuries. But head injury is not necessarily brain injury. There are two types of brain injury: traumatic brain injury and acquired brain injury. Both disrupt the brain’s normal functioning.… Continue Reading

How do you prove medical negligence?

How do you prove medical negligence?

To prove that medical malpractice inter alia occurred, you must be able to show all of these things: A doctor-patient relationship existed. … The doctor was negligent. … The doctor’s negligence caused the injury. … The injury led to specific damages. … Failure to diagnose. … Improper treatment. … Failure to warn a patient of… Continue Reading

Do you need Paul du Plessis Attorneys for your legal Matters

Do you need Paul du Plessis Attorneys for your legal Matters

The practice deals with clients who have suffered injury at the hands of others.  Our team provides care, understanding and sympathy when dealing with clients who have endured anything from Birth Injuries and Brain damage, any kind on Medical negligence, Personal Injuries,  Retinopathy of Prematurity and cerebral Palsy.  Our legal and medical knowledge provides the… Continue Reading

Medical Negligence Before, During or After Birth

When suitable levels of carefulness, consideration and good judgment have not been met by medical professionals, injuries, death and the worsening of existing medical conditions can transpire as the direct result of medical negligence. Medical negligence before, during or after childbirth can result in death or lifelong consequences for an infant which include brain-damage, blindness… Continue Reading

Common Types of Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice is when a healthcare professional is negligent while administering care to a patient, and this results in injury or even death. We put so much faith in those who are sworn to medically treat us that the thought of those people hurting us is often unimaginable. Unfortunately, medical malpractice… Continue Reading

Common Birth Injuries

  We may not like to think about the possibility of our children being born with defects, but it can be a harsh truth. What is worse, sometimes these defects are the direct result of medical negligence. Below we discuss some common birth injuries. Cephalohematoma Cephalohematoma is an area of bleeding underneath one of the… Continue Reading

Personal Injury Claims

Personal Injury Claims

When you launch a person injury claim, you are going to need to acquire all of the necessary evidence and documentation, as well as consulting with legal experts. You may need to hire a lawyer, it all depends on the size and nature of your claim. Below are some of the necessary processes and documents… Continue Reading

Work-Related Personal Injury Claims

Work-Related Personal Injury Claims

Every day we face the risk of getting hurt, whether we are at our jobs, at home or in the shops. The risk is ever present and sometimes the possibility of injury is our own fault, and other times the fault lies with another party. No matter what occupation we hold, there is the possibility… Continue Reading

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