A birth is supposed to be one of the most joyous moments in a family’s life. It marks the beginning of a new phase of a family. When doctors and other medical professionals are careless, negligent or otherwise inattentive to the needs of a mother and a baby during childbirth, the outcome can be devastating.
If you or a loved one has been seriously injured during, or as a result of, the birthing process, it is important to understand why. Some parents may realize that their child has particular developmental or cognitive impairments long after birth, but may remember something strange in the birthing process. No family should be forced to shoulder the burden of medical bills or the costs associated with raising a child with disabilities when the injury was caused by medical malpractice.
If you or your loved one suffered a birth injury, we are prepared to bring our medical malpractice expertise to work for you. Please speak with us at 877-416-5457 or contact us online today to learn more.
We Will Work For Compensation And Justice For Your Family
We at Johnstone & Gabhart, LLP, have more than 50 years of combined experience working on some of the most complex personal injury cases in West Virginia. We understand that this is a very difficult time, and your family can rely on our care and compassion.
Our attorneys are prepared to bring a hands-on approach and comprehensive knowledge to work on birth injury cases involving:
- Cerebral palsy
- Erb’s palsy
- Injuries to the brachial plexus
- Brain injuries
- Cesarean section injuries
- Improper use of forceps
- Failure to recognize fetal distress, including oxygen intake issues
- Hypoxic and anoxic brain injury
- Obstetrical complications
- Forceps injuries
This list is not exhaustive. If you have suffered a birth injury due to any aspect of physician or medical malpractice, we urge you to schedule a free initial consultation.