Baltimore, MD -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/01/2016 -- In light of a current case, Gershon, Willoughby, Getz & Smith, LLC are reminding doctors that administering proper dosages of oxygen to their neonatal patients is crucial. The cerebral palsy injury lawyer serving Greater Baltimore is currently representing a family whose infant child was given an inappropriately high dose of oxygen, reminding the firm to warn doctors and patients of how detrimental that type of mishap can be.
According to Zev T. Gershon, "too much oxygen can cause premature kids to have blindness." He went on to say that regarding the other side of the spectrum, "hyperoxemia can lead to brain damage," noting that there is a critical middle ground between underuse and excess. Gershon finally emphasized that it is not just ideal, but rather it is imperative to administer "just the right amount" of oxygen to a neonatal patient suffering from cerebral palsy.
Gershon, Willoughby, Getz & Smith, LLC's current case is also serving as a reminder to parents that neonatal medical professionals are not immune to making mistakes, which could lead to permanent birth defects in that child. For any parents whose children have been victimized by medical malpractice, Gershon, Willoughby, Getz & Smith, LLC reminds them that they are entitled to attempt to pursue compensation. The attorney, specializing in cerebral palsy, brain injuries, general medical malpractice and birth trauma, is qualified to assist parents whose children have suffered from one of those accidents.
Those who are interested in a complimentary consultation from a law firm specializing in cerebral palsy and medical malpractice can visit Gershon, Willoughby, Getz & Smith, LLC's website or call 877-292-6491.
About Gershon, Willoughby, Getz & Smith, LLC
GWGS is a nationally recognized medical malpractice and cerebral palsy law firm, which includes doctor-lawyers who represent birth injured children in Maryland, the District of Columbia and throughout the United States on a pro hoc vice basis (with permission of the court).
To learn more, visit their website at http://www.cerebralpalsylawdoctor.com/.