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Life after a traumatic brain injury in Massachusetts

Traumatic brain injuries are a common type of injury throughout Massachusetts, and all of the U.S. Generally caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head, these injuries can be the result of any number of incidents. Car accidents, assaults, contact during sporting events and workplace accidents are all common causes of brain injuries. Regardless of the cause, the road to recovery can be a long and difficult one. At Donovan & O’Connor, LLP, we often consult with people who have sustained traumatic brain injuries, and are unsure how their lives will be impacted by their conditions. In this post, we will discuss the effects of such injuries, as well as life after they have occurred.

Types of birth injuries

Giving birth can be a nerve-racking experience even without incident. However, there are some unfortunate cases in which negligence on the part of your doctor may result in injury for your child. This may be rare, but is still unfortunately a possibility.

How does U.S. maternal mortality compare internationally?

Many people are accustomed to thinking that the medical care in the United States is the best in the world. While there are excellent health care facilities in this country, there are still many health issues that remain problematic for American residents. Maternal death has been identified as one of the areas in which U.S. healthcare trails far behind expectations. 

DONOVAN & O'CONNOR, LLP GROWS AGAIN WITH A SECOND MERGER

Donovan & O'Connor, LLP and the Law Offices of Thomas W. Rumbolt are pleased to announce the merger of the two firms. The combined entity will retain the Donovan & O'Connor, LLP name and Attorney Rumbolt has moved to the current Donovan & O'Connor offices in Building 13 of the MASS MoCA complex. This merger is further demonstration of Donovan & O'Connor's commitment to serve the people of Western Massachusetts and Southern Vermont.

What causes Pseudomonas infections in hospital patients?

Hospitals are usually viewed as safe places for the sick and injured to recover. In reality, however, these health care facilities sometimes place their patients in even greater harm. Infections, doctor errors and misdiagnoses can all lead to the exacerbation of existing health problems. In worst case scenarios, these hospital errors may even lead to a patient’s death.

When should a doctor recommend a C-section?

For many expectant mothers in North Adams, the prospect of giving birth, while a welcome one, is also one that's been known to cause a good deal of anxiety. In order to avoid stress, most women are recommended to follow the advice of their doctors. However, in certain cases, it's the doctors themselves that are the source of the stress.

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