Missed Cancer Diagnosis Inspires Meinhart Smith & Manning Scholarship Winner

Posted on Sep. 18 2014 in Firm News

When our law firm asked scholarship applicants to write an essay about how medical malpractice or injury from negligence affected their lives, the response was overwhelming. Among the applications submitted, one stood out. April Liwanag told the story of how physician overconfidence led to a delayed diagnosis when her mother contracted breast cancer. April, a student at Michigan State University College of Law, was awarded the 2014, Meinhart Smith & Manning, PLLC Scholarship to continue her studies. The $1,000 scholarship was designed to support those who’ve been directly impacted by a serious injury and who are motivated to help others. Ms. Liwanag clearly recognizes the dual role injury attorneys have. Getting
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Causes and Symptoms of Lack of Oxygen at Birth

Posted on Sep. 17 2014 in Personal Injury Cases

If asked to list the most important elements for our bodies to function correctly, oxygen would likely be at the top. It fuels every process in our bodies to some degree. Consequently, lack of oxygen can cause significant and frightening injuries, even if only deprived for a very short time. It is important to know the signs and symptoms of hypoxia, or oxygen loss, so that immediate and long-term steps can be taken. If you or a loved one develops injuries from oxygen deprivation, you may be able to obtain compensation. Severe Oxygen Deprivation Causes and Symptoms Severe oxygen deprivation in babies and children usually stems from some injury sustained
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