When Birth Injury Changes Your Life
Birth injuries can last a lifetime. As a parent, you will face insurmountable emotions knowing your child was born with an injury that could have been prevented. Our attorneys have years of experience in handling birth injury cases, which are always among the most difficult cases we see.
You Only Have a Limited Time to Bring a Birth Injury Claim
Don’t wait. If your child was born with brain damage, birth defects or cerebral palsy, future medical costs will be tremendous. Failure to perform a timely c-section can result in lifelong injuries to your child. You have a limited time to bring a claim.
Frequently Asked Questions
If you are considering hiring a lawyer, you may have concerns about contacting a birth injury law firm about your accident. We answer your most frequently asked questions below.
What is a birth injury?
A birth injury is an injury that happened during birth or the birthing process. There may be a doctor that performed an improper procedure that caused the injury.
My child has a birth injury. What should I do now?
If your child has a birth injury, you should immediately contact an attorney to get the records from the hospital before they disappear or are destroyed. An attorney will have a doctor carefully investigate your medical records to determine if there was a departure from the standard of care.
Learn more about what to do if your child has a birth injury.
What cases do birth injury lawyers handle?
Many birth injury lawsuits involve long-term, irreversible harm to a child. Complications during birth include:
- Loss of oxygen
- Getting stuck in the birth canal
- Use of forceps during delivery
- Prenatal diabetes
- Doctor-prescribed medications
Learn more about choosing a birth injury lawyer.
Taking Legal Action
Our History of Success
Our lawyers work with parents who have suffered heartbreak and anger at the hands of a medical professional, by filing medical malpractice claims in Ohio courts. Read about our verdicts and settlements.
One of the best ways to obtain the resources necessary for this care is to take legal action. By filing a lawsuit in Ohio courts, we can hold a health care professional responsible for the harm caused.