Injuries to Newborns
Childbirth is a fairly straightforward procedure usually. Doctors are trained to make sure everything goes well. They know what to look for. They know what to do. Usually.
Unfortunately, when doctors and hospital staff make mistakes, the results can be devastating, especially with regard to fragile newborns. Sometimes birth injuries can lead to permanent damage to babies which will require extra care and treatment for the remainder of their lives.
Our lawyers help hold doctors and hospital staff accountable for their errors in birth injury cases. We help the devastated parents in these cases get the compensation needed to care for their child and provide ever more expensive medical attention.
Over $200 Million Recovered in the Last Decade Alone: From birth injury cases involving brain damage to those involving birth defects, we have handled it all. Our results speak for themselves.
Types of Birth Injuries
With our years of experience handling medical malpractice cases, we know how to handle the varied types of birth injury cases, including:
- Head Trauma
- Brain Hypoxia
- Cerebral Palsy
- Shoulder Dystocia
Our goal is to help you get the compensation necessary to allow your child to live a long and healthy life, despite a birth injury caused by a doctor's or a hospital's negligence.
Why do Birth Injuries Occur?
Pregnant women are supposed to be closely monitored by their doctors, which makes it all the more unacceptable when a birth injury happens.
Oftentimes, a doctor will fail to recognize a potential complication, or will have failed to take the time to review the mother's various risk factors. review the mother's risk factors. We have handled cases were the fetal monitoring during delivery revealed a problem which went unnoticed, which resulted in the doctor not performing a C-section to avoid injury to the newborn.
Over the years we have built a relationship with a large number of trusted and well respected medical experts who can help us build a strong case on behalf of the families of birth-injured children.
Discuss Your Case With Us for Free: Contact us to find out more about how we can help. We handle all birth injury cases on a contingency basis, which means you pay nothing unless we get results.