It’s been called the most difficult trip we make in our lifetime – the delivery of a fetus through the birth canal. More often than not, the infant makes the trip safely. However, an infant may suffer preventable trauma during the process of childbirth, trauma that leads to physical injury, brain damage, even death. A birth injury may permanently affect the quality of a child’s life. Every birth injury is tragic, but when the trauma results from the negligence of medical professionals it is particularly difficult for a family to accept.
Cerebral Palsy, epilepsy, Erb’s Palsy, shoulder dystocia, and brain injury can all result from birth trauma. These birth trauma injuries affect the child’s quality of life, the child’s ability to learn and to succeed in life. When the injury is the result of the negligence by doctors or hospital staff, perhaps in failing to perform a cesarean section in a timely manner, or in failing to heed signs of fetal distress, the child is entitled to compensation for the losses he or she will suffer. That compensation can cover the costs of future medical treatment, rehabilitation, tutoring, and even loss of earnings.
At Ury & Moskow, we know we cannot repair the damage done during birth trauma. Our lawyers will, however, work vigorously to recover the maximum compensation possible for your family. If you feel your child was injured or died as a result of medical malpractice and you would like one of our attorneys to review your case, please contact our Fairfield, Connecticut, or Washington, DC, office to arrange a free consultation. Our firm serves clients in Norwalk, Stamford, Bridgeport, New Haven, Hartford, Danbury, Waterbury and all of Connecticut, and in New York and Washington, DC.
Our trial lawyers have recovered substantial verdicts and settlements through litigation and out-of-court negotiations for victims of birth trauma caused by negligence. The attorneys call on nationally recognized medical experts to successfully resolve medical malpractice cases for our clients. Ury & Moskow provides our clients with personal attention and applies legal sophistication to secure compensation on their behalf in cases of obstetrical negligence. We understand that it may be impossible to completely restore the damage and loss in these situations, but we will vigorously pursue a resolution that will compensate you to the full extent available under the law.
Contact the medical malpractice attorneys at Ury & Moskow today for a free consultation and case review. Medical Malpractice cases involving birth trauma are taken on a contingency basis, meaning there are no fees until we recover compensation for your injuries and you owe no attorneys’ fees at all if you do not successfully recover on your claim.