New York Florida Birth Injuries Attorneys
If your child has suffered a birth injury, it may be the result of medical negligence. Sometimes medical providers fail to diagnose or properly treat conditions that arise during pregnancy and can lead to birth injuries. The failure to detect and an infection in the pregnant mother can cause injury to the fetus. Birth injuries can also be caused by errors made during the delivery of a baby. A shortage of oxygen to the child during the labor and delivery process can result in serious brain injury. A doctor or midwife can make mistakes during delivery that result in Erb's palsy. Improper fetal monitoring, delays in performing a necessary C-section or the improper administration of anesthesia or other labor drugs can result in serious infant trauma and injury.
When Medical Negligence Causes a Birth Injury, You Can Turn to Us
Most birth injuries are not the result of medical negligence, but when they are it is important to find the help you need to sort through the legal and emotional effects. The expenses associated with long term medical care are an extreme hardship for families who already must deal with the emotional trauma associated with a birth-related injury. The emotional and financial repercussions of birth injuries can be catastrophic for the parents and child.
We are Birth Injury Attorneys Who Can Help Right Away
It is important to contact a lawyer as soon as possible if you suspect medical negligence has caused a birth-related injury. Most states, including New York and Florida, have laws strictly limiting the amount of time you have to file a medical malpractice lawsuit related to claims for birth injuries. To take the first step in determining whether or not you have a claim, please call us at 1-877-361-5780.