The birth of a child is a joyous occasion that can be marred when the negligence of a health care provider result in birth injuries or trauma. The law protects you and your family and provides compensation to help you through the pain of what should be a happy time.
A birth injury can be any variety of issue that occurs to an infant or to the mother before, during or directly after delivery. Some issues happen during natural childbirth, but others are a result of medical malpractice.
Birth injuries include:
- Brachial plexus palsy
- Brain damage
- Bruising on the face or head
- Cerebral palsy
- Erb's palsy
- Facial paralysis
- Fractures to the arm or collar bone
- Skin irritations
- Umbilical cord entrapment
If your baby is showing signs of birth injuries, contact Castle Law Office. An experienced personal injury attorney will assist you or your loved one in your case.
Call us today at 816-842-7100 to speak with an attorney who will fight to get you the compensation you deserve. Or you can click here to email us to set up your free consultation.