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Sweeney Law FirmAnesthesia ErrorsAnesthetization is useful in many medical procedures for the blockage of pain and pressure sensations for the patient.  Nerve impulses can be blocked in small targeted areas (local anesthesia), regionally, or in the whole body (general anesthesia). When aSweeney Law FirmAnesthesia MalpracticeAnesthesia malpractice can be the result of a many different errors made by anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA), and even hospitals. Anesthesia malpractice can often result in permanent injury, brain damage, or even death. AHeart showing aortic arch in redAortic AneurysmsAn Aortic Aneurysm refers to abnormal enlargement or bulging of the aorta, which is the largest blood vessel in the body. The aorta is the main artery in the human body beginning at the left ventricle of the heart and extending down to the abdomen. The joSweeney Law FirmAortic DissectionAortic dissection is a type of aneurysm. Aortic aneurysm in most cases is a rupture to weakened or stressed blood vessels due to high blood pressure. The type of dissection that occurs is dependent on the locale in the aorta. The most serious and often faSweeney Law FirmBirth Defects Caused by Medical Malpractice or NegligenceBirth defects affect nearly one in every 33 babies born in the United States each year. Birth defects are the leading cause of infant mortality in the United States, accounting for over 20% of all infant deaths. Babies born with birth defects have a grSweeney Law FirmBrachial Plexus PalsyBrachial Plexus Palsy is also known as brachial plexus paralysis and brachial palsy. The brachial plexus is a network of nerve fibers that starts in the spinal cord then travels through the neck into the armpit region and then into the arm. These nerves cSweeney Law FirmBrain HemorrhageBrain Hemorrhages may occur in different locations of the brain depending on what caused them. There are many different causes of a brain hemorrhage including: Head trauma High blood pressure Aneurysms (balloon-like out-pouching of blood vessels that ofteSweeney Law FirmBrain Infections, (Meningitis, Encephalitis)Infections involving the brain are classified in two categories. Meningitis is a form of brain infections when the membranes that cover the brain become infected. The other form of brain infection involves the actual brain tissue itself, this is called enSweeney Law FirmBrain InjuriesBrain injuries can be divided into several categories: inherited, birth trauma, and acquired. Acquired brain injuries is a broad category covering cumulative and age-related brain injury, infectious agents or mechanical forces that cause brain injury. OthSweeney Law FirmBrain TumorsBrain tumors are tumors that grow in the brain. A tumor is an abnormal mass of tissue caused by cells that reproduce themselves in an uncontrolled manner. With cancer and other tumors, new cells are made even though they are not needed and old cells do no