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Birth Injuries and Brain Damage Claims Lawyer

Medical complications occurring at birth can instantly turn a beautiful dream into a nightmare. If a doctor or other medical professional acts incorrectly or fails to act and puts the health and well-being of your baby at risk, the resulting birth injury could lead to permanent disabilities or even death. Common birth injuries include cerebral palsy, newborn jaundice, Erb’s palsy, shoulder dystocia, facial paralysis, fracture, brain injury, umbilical cord strangulation and more. In these cases, you may have a medical malpractice claim and should seek justice for your child.

Birth injuries can occur when there are complications during delivery. Medical professionals, especially those in obstetrics, are trained to know how to monitor for possible fetal distress and other signs of danger. Acting quickly when there is fetal distress or complications can prevent many birth injuries. Fetal distress often is caused by a lack of oxygen, which can damage the baby’s brain. Delaying a cesarean section or other course of action can cause irreparable brain damage that may affect the child for the rest of his or her life.

Proving Birth Injury Medical Malpractice

Birth injuries during delivery can be caused by physical damage to the baby as they are pulled through the vaginal canal or from a lack of oxygen to the brain. In the worst cases, a child may be stillborn or die shortly after birth. Others may appear healthy at birth but have long-term brain damage or cerebral palsy. Some could have nerve damage that causes paralysis or other disabilities.

Medical malpractice cases involving birth injuries are complicated and must prove that medical errors caused the injuries to the child. Investigating the circumstances at the time of the birth, medical records and witness accounts can help determine whether medical errors caused the injuries at delivery. If you believe your child was injured due to medical malpractice, contact the Law Office of Dwayne L. Brown to discuss your claim.

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