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Holding medical professionals responsible for birth injuries


For the vast majority of parents, the birth of a baby is a highly anticipated event that offers the prospect of joy and years of happiness. However, delivering a baby comes with certain risks. Advanced medical technology and highly trained health-care professionals are able to reduce these risks to a minimum in order to ensure safe delivery. The birth process itself, though, is complex, and a single wrong move can result in a brain injury, forceps injury, fracture, paralysis or any one of a dozen more injuries. Some of these injuries may be temporary, but some will be permanent.

Birth injuries can traumatize an entire family. A baby with a birth injury may be deprived of a normal life, depending on the severity of the injury. Our law firm thoroughly investigates each birth injury case to determine if negligence was the cause. For example, if an investigation shows that excessive force was used to pull the baby out of the womb and this resulted in a shoulder dystocia or other injury, then we can establish that the physician acted with negligence. Such outcomes are normally preventable if physicians do not deviate from common standards of care. In many cases, we may encourage parents to file a claim that holds the negligent parties responsible.

In filing a medical malpractice claim, our team of legal professionals works with other health-care professionals to fully understand what happened during delivery. We discuss the case with third-party physicians to determine if negligence was a contributing factor to the birth injury. We request medical records to determine how the injury occurred and use the information as evidence for the claim.

Our team of legal professionals is ready to listen to any West Virginia resident who is dealing with birth injuries. For more information, readers can visit our website.

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