Legal action can be taken when a baby is injured during the birthing process or prior to birth due to carelessness, neglect or an intentional act by a medical professional or healthcare provider. When such an injury occurs, and does not rise to the level of criminal offense, there is basis for a lawsuit.Liability for an injury falls to the party that is responsible for causing the injury. The individual that is deemed liable, can be made to pay financial compensation to the injured person for damages. In the case of a baby, compensation can be sought that will include both past and future medical expenses, can include a sum for pain and suffering, an additional amount for disability and disfigurement that has been incurred, as well as remuneration for reduced quality of life and loss of future earnings.The birth injury attorneys at Wilshire Law Firm handle all types of birth injury lawsuits throughout California.
Birth Injury Lawsuits that we Handle:
- Birth hypoxia
- Brachial plexus
- Brain damage
- Breech birth complications
- Cerebral palsy
- Incorrect medication or dosage
- Erbs Palsy
- Failure to perform timely caesarean
- Fetal death
- Klumpke palsy
- Shoulder dystocia
- Vacuum extraction injury
Injuries suffered at time of birth can be severe, with ongoing effects for both the child and the family. Our team fully understands the challenges that you are facing, both immediately and in the longer term. We know that there are bills to be paid, insurance companies to deal with and most importantly the healing process that needs to get underway. Our experienced team of legal professionals are ready to come alongside you and your family, to help you see all your needs met. We will work on your behalf to make sure that your child gets the treatment he or she deserves, and that your insurance company fulfills their obligation of paying for these and future treatments that relate to your child’s injury.
An experienced Wilshire Law Firm birth injury attorney can discuss your particular situation and outline the options that are available to you. Our team is experienced at working with insurance companies and other parties involved in case like yours, which allows us to see that your needs are handled quickly and correctly.
If you or a loved one has been injured, contact us online or call us at (800) 522-7274 to set up a free consultation to discuss your legal options.
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