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Birth Injuries

Birth Injuries Attorney

The birth of a child is a beautiful, miraculous event. When working with medical professionals, you would have their assurances that everything will go smoothly and nothing wrong. However, in reality, even healthcare professionals can sometimes make mistakes that could have been prevented in the first place. Such actions can lead to injuries inflicted to your newborn, medical bills, and a lifetime of caretaking duties.

When this happens, it may be considered medical malpractice. Birth injury lawyers can hold medical professionals responsible for these negligent actions by filing a lawsuit, as many of these injuries may be severe and leave children physically and/or mentally disabled for their entire lives. In some cases, lifelong treatment may be needed to manage symptoms in these cases. While each case is different, some birth injuries could have been prevented with proper medical care.

By retaining a personal injury attorney, you can maximize your chances of recovering proper compensation and damages for your birth injury claim. Contact Apex Attorneys now for a FREE consultation and let one of our incredible personal injury attorneys help with your case.

Birth Injuries

What are Examples of Birth Injuries?

Situations that may be considered medical negligence during childbirth include:

  •     Failure to monitor signs of fetal distress
  •     Failure to monitor or treat maternal infection
  •     Failure to detect or treat oxygen deprivation (asphyxia) or lack of oxygen to the brain (hypoxia)
  •     Failure to perform a necessary C-section (cesarean section)
  •     Improper use of delivery tools such as forceps or vacuum extractor
  •     Use of excessive or unnecessary force on the child’s head, neck, shoulders, or arms as they exit the birth canal

An experienced birth injury lawyer can help prove your child’s injury was caused by medical negligence in a court of law to help your family win compensation. Call Apex Attorneys now for a FREE consultation.

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Every accident is unique, and each individual case comes with its own challenges and complications. Taking the right steps after an accident allows you to pursue justice for the pain you and your loved ones are going through.

After seeking immediate medical attention for your injuries, we strongly recommend that you reach out to a personal injury attorney to file your claim. There is a limitation period for all personal injury cases in every state, meaning that your claim must be filed within 2 to 4 years of the initial injury depending on the individual state’s laws.

The personal injury attorneys of Apex can help you strategize your claim and maximize your compensation. Don’t hesitate; reach out for a FREE consultation now by filling out the form below: