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March 2016 Archives

Shoulder Dystocia: Trapped During Birth

If you are a new or expecting mom, you may have heard of a condition called shoulder dystocia. The complication occurs during labor and delivery when one or both of the infant's shoulders are caught behind the mother's pelvic bone. This occurs as the infant descends into the birth canal.

ALTON —Like any successful trial lawyer, John Hopkins knows the importance of preparation. But he usually doesn’t write out the questions he plans to ask witnesses in depositions or in court.

“I like to react to what the witness is saying—not only what they’re saying, but how they’re saying it,” Hopkins says.

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