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  • Common Types of Maternal Birth Injuries

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 22-Jan-2019

    When it comes to childbirth, babies aren’t the only ones who can sustain severe injuries due to the negligence of physicians and hospital staff. American mothers face an exceptionally high risk of maternal injury during and after birth compared to other developed nations. According to an investigation conducted by USA Today in 2018, approximately 50,000 mothers suffer severe injuries during ...
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  • Stroke Symptoms Unique to Women

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 22-Jan-2019

    According to the National Stroke Association, approximately 55,000 more women than men suffer from a stroke every year. This makes it especially critical for women over age 55 (as well as those of any age who are pregnant, taking birth control, or undergoing hormone therapy) to learn and recognize the signs of a stroke. Universal Symptoms of Stroke Regardless of gender, people who are experiencing ...
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  • Delayed Diagnosis of Metastatic Cancer

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 22-Jan-2019

    What Is Metastatic Cancer? The deadliness of cancer lies in its ability to spread throughout the body and invade multiple tissues. Metastatic cancer (also known as “stage four” cancer) is a cancer which has developed to the point that has spread or is spreading throughout the body. Once a cancer is in metastasis, it invades the lymphatic and circulatory systems, creating active, ...
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  • Birth Injuries Caused by Forceps & Vacuum Extraction Tools

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 4-Jan-2019

    Birth Injuries Caused by Extraction Tools During labor and delivery, there are a million things that can go wrong. This is especially true when mothers fatigue or children are in a difficult birthing position, at which point doctors often opt to use assistive devices. However, these can make birth even more dangerous for infants and their mothers when used improperly. Newborns Can Be Severely ...
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  • 83,000 Reported Injuries from Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Devices

    Posted By Golomb & Honik, P.C. || 2-Jan-2019

    Spinal Cord Stimulator Implant Devices Spinal Cord Stimulator Implants Do More Harm than Good for Chronic Pain Patients Many doctors have begun prescribing spinal cord stimulator implants for patients struggling to find relief from chronic pain. Rather than fix the source of patients’ discomfort, these devices are designed to block pain signals from reaching the brain. However, these ...
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