Doctors, obstetrical nurses, and hospital staff are expected to diagnose and treat each patient properly and within accepted standards of medical care. In birthing situations, medical providers are entrusted and obligated to safely deliver an infant into the world, free from injury—all while caring for the mother. Doctors are highly skilled experts who are obligated to act responsibly and follow proper protocol to avoid birth injuries. Unfortunately, doctors can make critical mistakes during delivery leading to complicated births and serious or fatal injuries to infants and their mothers. At times, doctors can make many poor decisions leading up to a traumatic birth injury. The tragic and devastating consequences of those mistakes result in an infant sustaining lifelong disabilities affecting brain development and hindering physical development.
When such errors occur, families are left devastated, often wondering what went wrong and desperately seeking answers. Unfortunately, getting straight answers from doctors is never easy. The attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C. understand the physical and emotional strain birth injuries can place on a family. These cases are complicated and should only be handled by a law firm which specializes in medical malpractice cases. At Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C., our legal team has extensive experience in medical malpractice claims birth injuries included.
If your child has sustained a birth injury as a result of the medical malpractice of a healthcare provider, you have the right to file a lawsuit for damages. In addition, you have the right to gain compensation to pay for your child’s medical expenses. Call Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo, P.C., today.
Medical professionals are very weary of lawsuits and rarely own up to their mistakes. The insurance companies are focused on their financial interests and make every effort to deny or minimize their liability. At Sullivan Papain Block McGrath & Cannavo P.C., we are committed to helping people who have been injured and families who have lost a loved one as a result of medical negligence. Our skilled medical malpractice lawyers have experience handling birth injury claims. We represent clients throughout New York and New Jersey.
Our skilled medical malpractice lawyers are here to help. We are pleased to offer a free consultation and case evaluation to answer your questions and help you determine if you may have a basis to obtain compensation. Our lawyers have recovered millions on behalf of clients with birth injury claims. Our access to top medical experts, extensive resources, and skilled trial lawyers are a decided advantage in complex medical malpractice claims. Compensation can help families with medical expenses, special education costs, physical therapy, counseling, pain, and suffering, etc.
A birth injury can occur due to the malpractice of a healthcare provider. Birth injuries often occur when doctors deviate from the acceptable standards of medical practices while treating expecting mothers or delivering babies. Medical malpractice can lead to an injury to the mother or child during pregnancy or labor and/or wrongful death of the mother, the child or both. The most common causes of birth injuries include: