Birth Injuries

The birth of a child should be a happy time for parents but in some cases, birth injuries may occur.  If your child suffered any type of birth injury due to negligence or medical malpractice, you may be entitled to compensation.  Some of the main causes of birth injuries include:

  • Delivery mistakes
  • Premature delivery
  • Labor problems
  • Post-term pregnancy

There are many types of birth injuries that may occur as a result of negligence.  If your child has been harmed due to negligence at birth you need the assistance of an experienced attorney.  Consider some of the most common birth injuries that can occur:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Mental retardation
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Developmental delays
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Meningitis
  • Wrongful death

These injuries can have a devastating effect on your child and the entire family.  The ramifications of the injuries can last a lifetime and may be difficult for parents to deal with.  If the situation has happened to you, immediately consult with an attorney.  Your child may require extensive long-term physical and emotional assistance for years to come.

Your attorney will work to get you compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, future medical bills, and other expenses associated with the birth injury or death.  Many of these cases are settled before going to court, providing you with the money you need to properly care for your child.  Visit with an attorney to discuss the specific details of your case to determine the best course of action to take.