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February 2013 Archives

Umbilical Cord Tangling At Birth: Simple Oversight Or medical Malpractice?

When your baby is delivered, the last thing you expect is for the umbilical cord to be wrapped around his or her neck. This incident is surprisingly common and it can lead to a dangerous condition called anoxia when not treated properly. Anoxia is when a baby is deprived of oxygen at birth-without those first breaths, brain damage is a possibility.

NY Car Accident Attorney: Who Is Liable For Drowsy Driving Accidents?

Drowsy driving is such a serious problem that experts have compared its effects to those of alcohol impaired driving. According to NHTSA, over 100,000 crashes each year are the result of drowsy driving. These accidents cause more than 40,000 injuries and over 1,500 deaths. There is no test for drowsy driving like there is for drugs or alcohol, so it is up to drivers to act responsibly. Common causes of drowsy driving include:

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