Birth Injury


Don’t delay recovering benefits you deserve. Birth Injury Law can be complicated and you may be entitled to financial compensation. If your child is affected by cerebral palsy, brachial palsy, bruising or forceps marks, caput succedaneum, cephalohematoma, facial paralysis, fractures, subconjunctival hemorrhage, or other birth-related injuries you should contact our medical malpractice team to discuss your case.

What is Bilirubin-Induced Neurologic Dysfunction (BIND) and Can You Sue?

Hyperbilirubinemia is essentially too much bilirubin in the blood and is one of the most common disorders in newborns. Medical providers must take...

What to know about Horner Syndrome

Horner Syndrome in newborns is called congenital Horner Syndrome and has a lifelong diagnosis.  We’re going to dive into Horner Syndrome—what it...

What is the difference between birth injury and birth trauma?

Birth injuries and birth trauma are commonly interchangeable, however, there is a difference between the two. A major commonality is that both occur during...

6 Most Common Birth Injuries

Most birth injuries are preventable.  If your baby has sustained an injury from the birth process which has left your child disabled or with further...

Can you file a lawsuit for chorioamnionitis?

Over ten thousand births happen in the United States every day. While deliveries are practiced daily by obstetricians and health care providers, they are...

Can overventilation in NICUs cause birth injuries?

NICU nurses and medical providers have a duty to carefully monitor and maintain your baby’s health.  If ventilation is required in your baby’s...

Can I get compensation for birth injuries due to NSAIDs?

Studies have shown that prolonged use of NSAIDs causes liver and kidney problems.  There are even further injuries and birth defects to consider for...

How fetal acidosis lawsuits work

Any suspicion of fetal acidosis during delivery requires medical providers and personnel to act quickly. Any delay in treatment can be life threatening to...

Can medical malpractice cause placental abruption?

If you and your baby sustained a birth injury and you were diagnosed with placental abruption, keep reading to learn how you can file a placental abruption...

What is inadequate prenatal care?

Prenatal care covers a wide range of treatment, such as ordering blood work, monitoring the mother’s health and overall providing adequate treatment to...

Do I have a case?

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