The birth of a child is one of the most beautiful experiences in life that we treasure as part of the human experience. But what happens if you and your newborn are the victims of a birthing injury? Suddenly, the happiest day of your life has turned into a nightmare. What do you do if you are convinced that it was due to the negligence of your medical professional? How do you handle the feelings of anger and resentment, not to mention hopelessness that can often follow this situation? That is why a call to a birth injury lawyer like Brotman, Nusbaum, & Ibrahim is one step in the right direction to getting you the justice and compensation you deserve.
What Are the Types of Injuries a Birth Injury Attorney Might Handle?
The National Healthcare Quality Report estimates that 5.08/1000 birth injuries occurred to female infants, while 6.68/1000 birth injuries occurred to male infants. At Brotman, Nusbaum, & Ibrahim, we are here for you and will help you with all of the details you need to make your claim. During this time, the last thing a couple needs is added stress. We try to make the process as smooth as possible for you, investigating the claim and interviewing witnesses, helping with navigating the court system, filing the paperwork, and more. Some of the most common causes of birth injury by medical professional negligence are:
- Improper use of medical equipment
- Failure to properly detect and treat fetal distress
- Failure to perform an emergency C-section
- Failure to monitor and control oxygen intake
- Miscommunication between medical professionals
- Use of forceps that might cause facial paralysis
Some birth injuries can lead to lifelong disabilities like Cerebral Palsy or brain injuries which can result in debilitating symptoms for your child’s entire life. At Brotman, Nussbaum, & Ibrahim, we believe that the entity responsible for your child’s birth injury should be held accountable for their neglect. Count on us to handle your case with the utmost respect, while we work to get you the compensation you and your family deserve. Please call us today for a free consultation at (561) 417-5656.