The Wisconsin birth injury attorneys at Goldberg & Schulkin Law Offices understand the importance of ensuring your child has the best quality of life possible. We can help you make the most of your recovery if medical mistakes during the prenatal, labor and delivery process, or immediately following delivery caused your child harm. Our team works with top medical professionals and other experts to identify all parties who could have contributed to your child’s injuries, and we hold negligent doctors, medical facilities, and or other parties liable so that your family’s medical and financial needs are met. Our law firm has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in settlements on behalf of families who have suffered needlessly at the hands of negligent medical professionals.
If medical negligence caused your baby to be injured, call the birth injury attorneys at Goldberg & Schulkin for a free case evaluation. 800-564-1707.
Birth injuries that are caused by medical negligence are all too common in Wisconsin and throughout the United States. Approximately six out of every 1,000 births involve some type of traumatic injury and nearly 28,000 babies per year are harmed as a result. While many birth injuries are caused during the prenatal phase, the majority of injuries are sustained during labor and delivery.
Common causes of birth injuries that happen during pregnancy and may involve medical negligence include:
Birth injuries can also be caused when medical professionals make mistakes during labor. These might include:
Common factors that contribute to birth injuries during delivery include:
Birth injuries may result in varying levels of disability, and some can be fatal. Common types of birth injuries include:
Severe birth injuries can require expensive, lifelong medical treatment that creates a significant financial burden on families. In some cases, costs can escalate into thousands or even millions of dollars throughout the child’s lifespan. If your child’s birth injuries were caused by medical negligence, our attorneys can help you win compensation for lifelong therapy, medical treatment, special equipment and supplies, medications, and non-economic losses like pain and suffering or loss of normal enjoyment of life.
There are statutes of limitations that require filing these lawsuits within prescribed time limits. You should contact an experienced birth injury attorney at Goldberg & Schulkin Law Offices to determine the time period that applies to your case.