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- Firm Partner John McKiggan Updates Media After Requesting Affidavits in Potential Horizon Health Network Class-Action Lawsuit
Firm Partner John McKiggan of McKiggan Hebert has questioned Tuesday outside of Moncton’s Court of Queen’s Bench after another step in the certification process unfolded within the evolving potential class-action lawsuit against Horizon Health Network and one of their former nurses. Representative p … Read more »
- What Causes Seizures in Babies?
The brain controls how we think, how we move, what we see, hear, feel and automatic bodily functions, such as breathing, digesting and heartbeats. As I explained in this article, your baby’s brain is like the world’s most complex telephone system, transmitting messages and instructions (in the form … Read more »
- Long-Term Outcomes of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy
In Milne v. St Joseph’s Health Centre, the court determined that Jessy Gibson should have been born a healthy newborn. Tragically, as a result of the negligence in the management of his mother’s care during labour and Jesse’s care during his delivery, Jessy suffered catastrophic brain damage from ox … Read more »
- Infant Brain Bleeding and Birth Injuries
In 2008, eleven-year-old Cassidy Ediger sued Dr. William Johnston, obstetrician and gynecologist for damages that were caused by injuries during her birth at Chilliwack General Hospital in British Columbia. Young Cassidy suffers permanent brain damage resulting from deprivation of oxygen in the lead … Read more »
- What to Do If Your Child is Injured During Birth
Having a child should be one of the happiest days of our lives. But if your child suffers a preventable injury during birth, the occasion can mark the beginning of a stressful and worrisome path. How was my child injured? Could it have been prevented? How am I going to care for my child in the futur … Read more »