Professional Representation in Your Corner

Fighting for You & Your Family

Blog

Researchers Draw Link Between Autism and Oxygen Deprivation

Pregnancy and labor are not without potential risks to the mother and child. One birth complication that makes the list for a parent’s worth nightmare is birth asphyxia. WebMD explains that unborn children sometimes do not get enough oxygen during the pregnancy itself.

Read More

How Can Negligence Lead to Pneumonia?

Hospitals in Michigan, like other hospitals across the country, tend to have some issues in the infrastructure that can lend themselves to acts of negligence on the part of the staff.

Read More

Bed Sores and Other Examples of Hospital Negligence

A few months ago, we wrote about slick floors and some of the hardships that hospital patients have suffered through after falling down because of a slippery floor that was left unattended.

Read More

Your Medical Records Could Include Dangerous Mistakes

Your doctor went to school for years to learn how to diagnose and treat your health problems. That does not help you much if he or she makes a mistake while writing or typing notes in your medical records.

Read More

What Happens if Jaundice Goes Untreated in Infants?

Jaundice refers to a condition that makes the skin and whites of a newborn’s eyes appear yellow in color. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this condition is the result of the buildup of bilirubin in the baby’s blood.

Read More

What Causes Microcephaly?

Doctors in Michigan use standardized growth charts to determine how your baby’s growth and development compare to others at the same age. If the circumference of your child’s head is significantly smaller than average, he or she may have a condition called microcephaly.

Read More

How Can Brachial Plexus Injuries Affect Your Child?

In Michigan, doctors have a responsibility to deliver children as safely and efficiently as possible. Unfortunately, newborn children can be injured during the birthing or delivery process.

Read More

A Few Facts About Medical Malpractice in Emergency Departments

The fast-paced environment in Michigan hospital emergency departments may seem chaotic, but hospitals have protocols in place to make sure that patients receive the care they need.

Read More

Asphyxia Neonatorum: When An Infant Does Not Get Enough Oxygen

During labor and delivery, your doctor should know what risk factors and symptoms may indicate that your baby could be suffering from a lack of oxygen. In Michigan, we at Ratton Law Group PC understand that many birth injuries are preventable, and every health care provider involved in labor and delivery has a duty to prevent them.

Read More

The Consequences of Hospital Negligence

Every day, an alarming number of people are injured as a result of hospital negligence. However, there are many other consequences that arise as a result of mistreatment in hospitals, such as the loss of life, financial hardships, mental trauma and even problems in one’s job or marriage.

Read More