Legal Assistance With Birth Injuries
When babies are injured due to careless or intentional acts of physicians, nurses, hospital staff, or other healthcare providers, there may be a case for a birth injury lawsuit. There are many different injuries that fall under this category. Birth injuries can be very severe and life changing for both the child and the mother, which is why many victims of birth injuries due to medical negligence wish to take legal action. Our team of medical malpractice lawyers can help.
You may have a case if your child or the child of someone you love has experienced one or more of the following due to the error of medical staff:
- Shoulder dystocia
- Breech birth complications
- Erbs or Kulpmke palsy
- Fetal death occurring before or during birth
- Birth injury caused by vacuum extraction
- Birth injury caused by failure to perform a timely Caesarean
- Brachial plexus injuries
- Cerebral palsy and brain damage
- Birth hypoxia and brain damage
- Death or trauma related to incorrect medication
Birth injuries can place a significant financial burden on families in addition to the emotional and physical distress they may cause. Some birth injuries result in the need for specialized education, physical or psychological therapy, and unexpected medical expenses. For these reasons, you may be entitled to compensation to help you with these costs if you have suffered from a birth injury within your family.
If you or someone you know has had a child who has suffered from a birth injury due to the negligence of a healthcare provider, it is essential that you contact a personal injury attorney who has the experience and knowledge to provide you with the legal advice you need. At North Metro Litigators, we have a proven track record of getting our clients the settlements they deserve in birth injury cases.