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Cycling for Justice and HIE

By Omaha Personal Injury Attorney on April 27, 2016

Two bikes. Two attorneys. An open road. And a cause: raising awareness regarding hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).

Cycling has taken the Cullan brothers to new heights, literally, with ascents of two of the most celebrated mountain climbs in the cycling world: Alpe d’Heuz and Mont Ventoux. It is still debated exactly who crested the summit of Alpe d’Huez first, after rounding the 21 hairpin turns leading up the 15.2 km climb. However, the first to summit Mont Ventoux was beyond a doubt. Patrick keeps insisting on “equipment failure” to explain his 12 minute delay in reaching the 1912 m height, a little over 21 km from Bedoin, France. Read the rest »

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Cullan & Cullan Wins $17 Million Case

By Omaha Personal Injury Attorney on August 12, 2015

Nebraska Birth InjuryA 2-year-old Omaha girl has just received a record $17 million verdict in federal court because she suffered brain damage during her labor and delivery at Bellevue Medical Center. The girl’s mother sued the hospital, accusing medical professionals of not providing the right care during the girl’s difficult birth. The family was represented by Cullan & Cullan LLC. Read the rest »

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Understanding Facial Nerve Palsy due to Birth Trauma

By Omaha Personal Injury Attorney on May 18, 2015

When the medical team fails to take proper care during the birth of a child, the infant or the mother could suffer harm. Facial nerve palsy, also known as “Bell’s palsy,” is one type of harm that can result.

Facial nerve palsy occurs when the facial nerve, also known as the seventh cranial nerve, is injured. This nerve can be damaged during an infant’s birth, especially if the birth is difficult or if tools like forceps are used during the birth. Read the rest »

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Making Disaster Plans During Pregnancy

By Omaha Personal Injury Attorney on February 3, 2014

What to do in emergency when pregnant?Making emergency plans in case of a disaster, such as inclement weather, is crucial to protecting your family’s well-being. When you are pregnant, your needs change.

To protect yourself and your unborn baby, it is important to have a plan that includes reliable transportation, a safe place, and plans for situations in which you are unable to reach a medical facility during labor.

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What is the Odón Device?

By Omaha Personal Injury Attorney on December 4, 2013

Nebraska Birth InjuryEvery year, millions upon millions of prospective mothers all over the world encounter severe complications in the birthing process, many of which result in injuries or death to the mother and/or child. Certain technological and technical developments in the field, such as the cesarean section, the use of forceps, or the use of vacuum devices, have provided us with ways to make birthing less dangerous for all involved. Read the rest »

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