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Medical Negligence During Birth

Injuries which occur during birth may at best cause undue upset, complications and medical costs for the parents and these deserve to be addressed with compensation. Sadly, many birth injuries are a lot more severe than this and can cause serious conditions which the child must live with for the rest of his or her life. Medical errors occurring before, during and just after childbirth that result in injury to the child constitute medical negligence. An Atlanta personal injury attorney can advise as to your best course of action for pursuing compensation and damages. Common birth injuries and their effects include:

  • Brain damage
  • Spinal cord injury and paralysis
  • Nerve damage
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Bell’s palsy
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Klumpke’s palsy
  • Infant hematoma
  • Bone fracture or injury
  • Soft tissue injury
  • Scarring
  • Cesarean section injuries
  • Vacuum birth injuries

Birth Injury Attorney in Atlanta

When you are suffering the extreme emotional upset of a birth injury, you may be concentrating on issues other than taking legal action. It is very important, however, that you obtain the compensation you will need in order to provide the necessary care your child will require. Additionally, the condition your child suffers may prevent him or her from being able to fully enjoy life or be able to earn a living. The Law Office of Neil Flit will take into account all factors for which you need assistance and deserve damages. We will consult with medical professionals to gather information and evidence relating to your claim and pursue the maximum amount available. Our firm provides service on a contingent fee basis, so you will not pay anything unless we win your case for you.

If you child has been injured at birth due to the actions of medical personnel, contact an Atlanta birth injury lawyer .