Cerebral palsy, shoulder dystocia, Erb’s Palsy. Unfortunately, these only form a fraction of the possible injuries that can befall a child during the birthing process. Here are brief summaries of other birth injuries, most of which are preventable:
Luckily, most birth injuries are preventable with proper diagnosis, treatment, and decision-making during the delivery. Unfortunately, for many children a doctor’s momentary mistake can mean a lifetime of disability, medical expenses, and stress. If your child was injured during birth, there is a good chance that a medical practitioner’s negligence or mistake led to that injury. The responsible party should be held accountable and forced to pay for the related costs of medical care and ongoing treatment.
At Panish Shea & Boyle LLP, we understand the heartbreak and misery birth injury can bring. We specialize in personal injury lawsuits, collecting a record number of large settlements and verdicts and garnering national attention for our representation of cases like Avila v. Dresick Farms, in which we collected the largest-ever verdict in Imperial County. Are you ready to make your medical practitioner take responsibility for their actions? Call today for a free case consultation and more information.