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Judge rules doctor errors caused girl's brain damage

With the advances in modern technology, woman and babies in New York and across the country typically have a much safer experience as they go through labor and delivery than they did hundreds of years ago. However, doctors and other medical care staff must often make split-second decisions to protect lives. Failing to do so can have long-term consequences. For example, a judge in another state has recently ruled that a child's brain injuries were caused by doctor errors.

Art show in upstate New York spreads awareness for brain injuries

This April, the New York State Brain Injury Association put on an art show in Albany, New York, to spread awareness about brain injuries. Every photo and painting had a corresponding backstory about the artists and how they got injured.

Lawsuit claims doctor errors resulted in brain damage

Most people in New York are aware that people who play certain sports are likely at an increased risk of injuries. For example, football players and boxers may face the risk of brain damage, but there is an expectation that doctors and other personnel will take measures to protect such athletes from preventable harm. Unfortunately, a recently filed lawsuit claims that doctor errors prevented a boxing match that occurred in another state from being stopped even though one of the boxers showed signs of brain damage, ultimately leaving the boxer in a persistent vegetative state.

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