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What are the various risks with a forceps delivery?

A forceps delivery is a common form of childbirth delivery that is used by medical practitioners in New Mexico and other parts of the country. In a forceps delivery, forceps, which resemble tongs, are placed around the infant's head in order to assist with a vaginal delivery. Sometimes, the medical practitioner might insist on a forceps delivery during the second stage of delivery.

Woman killed in fatal car accident near Albuquerque, New Mexico

Car accidents have caused injuries and fatalities to several Bernalillo County residents in the last few decades. There are various causes of car accidents. Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of car accidents. Distracted driving can include driving while texting, driving under the influence, driving while talking on the phone and even driving while intoxicated. Additionally, driver fatigue can become a large contributing factor in car accidents, which can result in serious injuries and fatalities.

The adverse consequences of a birth injury

The state of New Mexico has stringent laws that protect families from those people who are responsible for causing a birth injury during or after childbirth. That is because the birth of a child is one the best things to happen to most couples, and they rely on medical professionals for a normal and smooth delivery of the baby. Unfortunately, some childbirth cases become extremely complicated due to an error during delivery. Often, this negligent medical malpractice is avoidable.

Strict laws for child safety seats in New Mexico

Since drunk driving or negligent driving cases are common events, lawmakers in New Mexico have made some strict laws for people who drive with children. New Mexico law requires parents or guardians to place their children in child safety seats. The law mandates that every child up to age 7, or below 60 pounds, should be in a car seat.

New Mexico lawyers advocating rights of bicycle accident victims

Texas roads are often unsafe for cyclists. When involved in car accidents, reports show bicycle riders are most likely to suffer grave injuries which may even prove fatal. For decades, the attorneys at The Jaffe Law Firm have stood firm when advocating for the rights of bicycle accident victims.

Who can be held responsible when a baby is injured during birth?

If a baby is injured during his or her delivery, the effects can last the rest of his or her life. This is why physicians and hospital staff need to be exceptionally careful when helping a woman give birth. When something does go wrong and a baby is born with severe injuries, New Mexico's laws may allow the parents to seek compensation from those at fault.

Seeking legal recourse after a car accident in Albuquerque

Residents of Bernalillo County, New Mexico, will probably agree that accidents caused by motor vehicles are a big concern for law enforcement, who try their best through numerous awareness programs and enforcement of traffic laws to educate drivers about safe driving. However, despite these best efforts, accidents still occur.

Safety measures can save a New Mexico bicyclist from crashes

New Mexico residents are aware that bicycle riding has many benefits; and many prefer using a bicycle as their primary means of transport. In addition to being pollution-free and less expensive, bicycle riding also keeps riders in shape.

Santa Fe woman, 55, killed in car crash on NM Highway 599

New Mexicans who drive are expected to operate their vehicles cautiously on the state's roads and highways at all times. Where drivers are not careful, accidents often result, and these can severely alter the course of someone's life if not end it.

What happens after an automobile accident in New Mexico?

As in every state, car accidents in New Mexico are generally believed to be caused by the carelessness of one or more drivers. Whether it involves a single vehicle or multiple vehicles, an accident can occur because a driver is texting while driving, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs or driving without adequate training, among other reasons.

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