Birth Injury

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Is your child displaying symptoms of a birth injury? What exactly is a birth injury and how did this happen? Are doctors to blame? These are just some of the questions you could be facing after a birth injury. 

There are variety of reasons birth injuries happen. However, when they occur do to medical negligence and careless mistakes by a medical professional, you have the right for accountability. An experienced complex litigation attorney like The Michael Brady Lynch Firm can help you understand these rights. Plus, we will work to give you the resources for your case. 

Additionally, given the recent increase in interest, please see our section linking SSRI and birth defects

Birth Injury

As parents prepare for a new baby, they hope for the best, and however birth injuries do take place. Birth injuries are different than a birth defect.

Erb's Palsy

Erb’s palsy, a form of bronchial plexus palsy, occurs when the upper arm’s nerves are injured, causing paralysis in the upper arm area. It affect 1 in ever 1,000 babies. 

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a common disorder, affecting an average of 500,000 people. There are different varieties of this disorder, and they affect children in different ways.

Wrongful Death

Medical negligence, unfortunately, can cause severe injuries to infants. Wrongful death occurs if the infant dies due to the negligent behavior of healthcare providers. Unfortunately, this is all too common.

Caput succedaneum

Caput succedaneum is medical term describing swelling that occurs to a baby’s scalp shortly after delivery. During childbirth, pressure exerted on a baby’s head can damage the scalp.

Fetal Lacerations

Fetal lacerations are birth injuries that occur during a caesarian-section delivery, usually as a result of improper procedures performed by medical personnel during childbirth.

Shoulder Dystocia

Shoulder dystocia occurs when a baby’s head is delivered through the vagina, but his shoulders get stuck inside the mother’s body. This creates risks for both mother and baby.

Perinatal Asphyxia

Perinatal asphyxia is when a child doesn’t breathe normally just before, during, or after birth. Asphyxia is a condition that describes a decreased or discontinued level of oxygen.

Anoxia & Hypoxia

Anoxia describes an absence of oxygen, and hypoxia describes low oxygen levels. Hypoxia is also used to describe environmental areas, and it is also used to describe low oxygen levels medically. 

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Our mission is to help those afflicted by birth injuries. We have over two decades of experience getting justice for those wrongfully injured. If your child or loved one has a birth injury. Additionally, our attorneys are standing by to help answer any questions you may have. 

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