Houston, Texas Birth Injury Lawyer

As a parent, the most important thing to you is your child. Normally, childbirth is a nerve-wracking, yet exciting experience, and at its conclusion, parents have a healthy baby they can’t wait to take home. Unfortunately, sometimes tragic birth injuries occur, and at times, these injuries are the result of negligent medical professionals and could have been prevented. If your child was harmed during birth, our compassionate, knowledgeable, and highly-skilled Houston birth injury lawyer is here to help you make a recovery that will provide you with the resources you need to ensure your child’s well-being is preserved.

Birth Injury Lawyer | Here for Parents & Their Children

A child sustaining an injury at birth is the worst-case scenario. Unfortunately, statistics estimate that roughly three out of every 100 children sustain injuries at birth. Some of those injuries are permanent. If your child was harmed because of a careless medical professional, such as a nurse or an OBGYN, you can have confidence in our Houston, Texas medical malpractice lawyer to help hold the right parties accountable.

Common Causes of Birth Injuries

Helping deliver a baby is no easy task, and a variety of things can go wrong when physicians don’t respond properly to certain scenarios. Just some of the most common causes of injuries during childbirth are as follows:

  • Failing to recognize signs of fetal distress & complications during childbirth
  • Improperly using forceps or vacuums
  • Improperly performing C-sections, or failing to do so when necessary
  • Improper maneuvers during childbirth
  • Delayed delivery

Common Birth Injuries

Just as there are several things that can potentially go wrong during the birthing process, there are several injuries that can result from negligence or malpractice. Some of the most common birth injuries are as follows:

  • Erb’s Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Asphyxia
  • Bone Fractures
  • Spinal Cord Injuries

Getting Justice

To win compensation in a medical malpractice claim, we’ll have to prove that the physician in question owed you a duty of care, breached that duty of care by behaving negligently and that the negligent act resulted in a significant injury to you or your child. As long as we can satisfy the burden of proof in your injury claim, you should receive compensation for the following:

  • All medical expenses associated with the birth injury, including future care/treatment you or your child may need
  • Pain and suffering
  • The loss of enjoyment of life
  • Personal at-home care
  • Scarring or disfigurement
  • Emotional anguish

Contact White Personal Injury

We understand that financial compensation cannot truly right the wrongs of a medical professional in this circumstance, but it can help ensure your child gets the resources he or she needs. If you have any questions or you believe you have a valid claim, please don’t hesitate to contact an experienced attorney from White Personal Injury today to schedule your free consultation.

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