The birth process can lead to some of our greatest human joy, but can also end in tragedy. During the labor and delivery the baby is susceptible to injuries that can cause lifelong problems.
Many of these can be avoided by proper nursing and physician monitoring and care during the labor and delivery process. It is these that are avoidable that lead to medical malpractice litigation.
Errors during labor and delivery that can lead to permanent birth injuries resulting in damage to a baby’s brain and other organs resulting in serious developmental and other problems can include:
Any time a child is born blue, floppy or not breathing, an investigation should be done by experienced birth injury attorneys.
Many birth injuries can be resolved easily or will heal on their own. Some, however, will require intervention and may cause problems for the rest of a person’s life. It is important to recognize birth injuries and seek advice about the best way to handle them.
The most common lifelong birth injuries include:
When your child has sustained a preventable birth injury, your child and your family deserve justice. The legal team at Goldberg & Schulkin Law Offices have more than 45 years of experience helping families pursue justice. We serve clients from our offices in Chicago and Milwaukee, representing people throughout Illinois, Wisconsin and the rest of the Midwest. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation.