Personal Injury Attorney
When you give a medical professional permission to make important, life and death decisions on your behalf, or that of your loved one, you are placing a tremendous amount of trust in them. While the majority of treatments are performed correctly, and without injury, it is certainly possible for a mistake to happen.
When, and if, a mistake does occur, and it was the result of negligence or wrongdoing, it may give you the right to file a medical malpractice claim. If in the event you are on this page because your child was injured at birth, you are advised to consult a birth injury lawyer as soon as possible.
Common Birth Injuries
As a birth injury lawyer we have helped parents pursue justice after their child suffered harm because of the negligence of a medical doctor. For years, we have successfully fought for, and won, cases that have involved:
- Brain injuries
- Forcep injuries
- Delayed development
- Erb’s Palsy
- Cerebral Palsy
- Fetal stroke
- Cognitive impairment
- C-section delay
- C-section error
- Medication error
- Pitocin error
- Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy
If you believe your child suffered a birth injury and you believe it could have been prevented, please consult a birth injury lawyer. They will be happy to review your case with careful consideration and compassion.
Hiring a Birth Injury Lawyer
A birth injury can be so severe that will impact the child for the rest of their life. Others might require months, or years, of medical care. The cost associated with these injuries tend to be in the six, seven, or eight figure digits. For obvious reasons you might have significant concerns about how you will afford to cover them. At the same time, you might wonder how you will afford the fees of a birth injury lawyer. In general, birth injury claims are handled on contingency. This means you are not obligated to pay any upfront costs; rather, only if the lawyer takes your case, and it is successful, will their fees be deducted from the settlement. Realistically, if negligence or wrongdoing caused your young child to be injured at birth, the odds of you winning a settlement or verdict are considerably high. You should talk with a birth injury lawyer as soon as possible.
When the Doctors Deny Your Claim…
It is all too common for doctors or medical professionals to deny your claim of wrongdoing, and this would naturally be in their best interest to do so. As a birth injury lawyer, we have heard of cases that involve a doctor not only denying a mistake, but also insisting the childs’ injury was unavoidable. If in the event you incur something similar, medical records are missing, or staff are reluctant to talk to you about your concerns, or you just have that instinct of something not being “right”, please call a birth injury lawyer to explore your legal options.
For a consultation with a leading medical malpractice attorney in Naperville, IL, call a law firm for an appointment and case review.
Thanks to The Law Offices of Konrad Sherinian, LLC for their insight into medical malpractice and birth injuries.