Giving birth to a new child, whether you are a first time parent or have other children, can be an exhilarating, and even scary, experience. During the process you might be quick to think about the child’s future, what they will be like, and what kind of things you can do with him or her. The joy of welcoming a baby into the world can be unforgettable, and the last thing you want, or might even think of, is to find out that your newborn child has been injured at birth. It could make the situation much more heartbreaking when you learn that your child was injured because of the care, or lack of, by medical staff. At Needle & Ellenberg, P.A. we are unfortunately all too familiar with this tragic situation. As a birth injury lawyer we have helped families like you to recover monetary compensation. Although this cannot reverse what happened, it might be able to provide financial relief now and in the future.
Meet Birth Injury Lawyers You Can Count On
Having decades of experience in medical malpractice cases, our birth injury lawyers understand how devastating this situation might be for you. We are well versed in the relevant laws and are familiar with post birth conditions that could cause injury to a newborn child. We are proud of our success rate and have a reputation in the Southern Florida community to boast about. By choosing our firm to represent you and your injured child, you can know that we:
- Have the experience needed to fight a birth injury case
- Are equipped with ample financial resources
- Know who to call on for expert medical opinions and private investigations
- Can offer you emotional support
- Will consider future prospective losses
- Seek to recover maximum damages
- Handle 99% of cases on a contingency fee basis
To learn more right now, call a birth injury lawyer from Needle & Ellenberg, P.A..
Conditions Common in Birth Injuries
A birth injury can happen during pregnancy, childbirth, or following labor and delivery. Some injuries are mild to moderate and will not have a long term effect on the mother or child; although they could be uncomfortable. Other injuries are permanent and will alter the life of the child. They can be the result of carelessness on part of the OB/GYN, nurse, midwife, hospital, or other party. Our firm has handled cases that have involved:
- Brain swelling
- Lack of oxygen (Perinatal Asphyxia)
- Brain damage
- Broken bones
- Joint dislocation
- Cerebral or Erb’s Palsy
- Spinal cord damage
- Cognitive impairment
- Caput Succedaneum
If your child suffered from any of these conditions, or one that may not be on this list, please talk with a birth injury lawyer to find out what legal options may be available. In general, if the child’s injury stemmed from negligence, you will be able to file a personal injury claim related to medical malpractice.
Get Support and Legal Counsel Today
As difficult a time that this might be for you and your family, you are encouraged to take a moment to sit down and tell your story to a lawyer who is ready and willing to listen. If you have a case, our firm will work hard to find out what happened and when. It is our goal to get you and your injured child justice.
Call a Birth Injury Lawyer Families Rely On for Results
To find out whether or not legal action is right for you, and how to proceed with a lawyer on your side, call Needle & Ellenberg, P.A. today.