One of the most common causes of birth injuries is lack of oxygen to the fetus. This can occur before, during or after birth. If the medical team fails to realize that the fetus is in distress and not receiving oxygen, a birth injury such as cerebral palsy may be the result.
The lawyers at Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, P.C., have helped numerous families after a birth injury. We understand that you are likely overwhelmed mentally and emotionally. You can rely on our experienced attorneys to investigate how the injury happened and to seek compensation for your family. With in-house medical staff and a trusted network of experts, we can determine whether your case was an instance of medical malpractice. For a free consultation to learn more, please contact the firm today.
Your Child Will Need Special Care
Cerebral palsy is a brain injury caused by partial oxygen deprivation. It can cause physical disabilities, including motor skill impairment, seizures, speech difficulties, and hearing and vision impairments. In addition, it can cause learning disabilities, cognitive disabilities and emotional disorders.
Depending on the severity of their injuries, some children with cerebral palsy may need 24-hour care. This is in addition to the lifetime of medical treatment and special services they will require. Families need considerable financial compensation to cover medical bills and other expenses associated with cerebral palsy. We will work with medical experts to build a strong case and then aggressively pursue the compensation you need for past, current and future expenses.
We have experience with many types of cerebral palsy birth injury cases, including those that involve:
- Twins and multiple births
- Forceps or vacuum delivery
- Fetal distress
- Failure to perform a cesarean section
- Prolonged labor