Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer – Birth Injury Lawyers
When these injuries are as a result of incompetent medical professionals or sheer negligence, it just makes sense to speak with one of our experienced medical malpractice lawyers.
One of the most rewarding and happiest moments of a person’s life is the birth of their child. Glimpsing at the baby’s face that has been much anticipated, counting each toe and finger and sweetly snuggling that little angel are truly tender moments. However, if the birth results in injury or even loss of life, nothing is more heartbreaking or devastating. When these injuries are as a result of incompetent medical professionals or sheer negligence, it just makes sense to speak with one of our experienced medical malpractice lawyers. A medical malpractice consultation is absolutely free and carries with it no obligation. At a minimum, it’s wise to speak with a medical malpractice lawyer with experience in handling birth injury cases to help you understand your rights and options.
Some types of birth injuries
Failure of a doctor or medical professional to respond correctly, diagnose a condition, or pay attention leading up to and throughout a birth, can result in a debilitating injury to your newborn. The severity of birth injuries can vary from something minor like bruising to something life altering and permanent like cerebral palsy. The attorneys are Willens Law Offices are experienced at many types of birth injuries such as:
- Shoulder dystocia resulting in brachial plexus
- Cerebral Palsy – damage to the brain that can be caused by a lack of oxygen during delivery
- Erb’s Palsy – stretching or tearing of the nerves that control movement in the arms, hands and fingers
- Cephalohematoma – collection of blood under the baby’s periosteum, a tissue that covers the bones in the head
- Facial Paralysis – caused by excessive pressure on the face during delivery
- Forceps injuries – lacerations, bruising or swelling usually of the baby’s head
- Fractures – of the collarbone, limbs or head
- Post-natal Infections
- Brain Injuries
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Wrongful Death of Baby
- Wrongful Death of Mother
Physicians should have the experience, training, and knowledge necessary to handle any birth complications that arise. You should not have to bear the cost of injuries due to the mistake of a doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider. If a healthcare provider causes damage, they should be held accountable.
Compensation for your loss
Coping with the cost of a birth related injury can devastating. This financial burden is isn’t one you should have to carry. Receiving compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, disability, emotional stress and loss of companionship are all damages you are entitled restitution for.
Contact Willens Law Offices to Receive a Free Consultation from an Experienced Attorney
To discuss your personal injury, medical malpractice, car accident or wrongful death case, call our Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys today at (312) 957-4166 to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Initially, we will listen to you and offer you guidance. We see this initial FREE consultation not only as a way for us to get to know you, but also for you to better understand who we are and what we can do, so you can feel comfortable making the decision as to which law firm to hire.