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News coverage on Salvi Law’s $50M birth injury verdict

CHICAGO (October 12, 2018) – An Illinois jury has awarded a Michigan family $50 million after finding the brain damage suffered by a new born was preventable. The verdict was obtained by a team of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard attorneys on … Continue reading

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September 23, 1863 – Birth of Mary Church Terrell, 1st President of the National Association for Colored Women & Founding Member of the NAACP

Mary Church was born on this day to former slaves in Memphis, Tennessee. The Women’s History site relates: Her father, Robert Reed Church, was a successful businessman who became one of the South’s first African American millionaires. Her mother, Louisa … Continue reading

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New Bill Would Ensure No Woman Is Forced to Give Birth in Chains

The practice of shackling pregnant women who are incarcerated is as shocking as it is widespread. When a woman becomes pregnant, the nature of her health care by necessity becomes tailored to her being pregnant. This is no less true … Continue reading

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Separated at Birth? No, not really.

Trump’s plan for coal-fired power plants, like Obama’s plan to cut carbon emissions, is based on section 111(d) of the Clean Power Act.  But much of the legal argument relies on an analogy to section 165 to support EPA’s very … Continue reading

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Can Amniotic Fluid Leaks Cause Birth Injuries?

In the womb, the fetus is located within the amniotic sac, which is a bag formed of two membranes. During the stages of pregnancy, the fetus grows and develops inside this amniotic sac that is also surrounded by amniotic fluid. … Continue reading

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