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If you or your child has been injured due to medical malpractice during childbirth, our Birmingham, AL birth injury lawyer can help you. Childbirth is a wonderful, happy occasion, but if complications arise, there is risk of injuries to the mother and child. If the healthcare professionals that you have entrusted your care to fail to provide proper care, then you may be able to file a claim of medical malpractice.

Contact Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, LLC today to schedule an appointment and find out how we can help you with your case.

Understanding Birth Injury Claims

There are many different types of injuries that can occur to a child during childbirth. A newborn can develop cephalohematoma, cerebral palsy, perinatal asphyxia, caput succedaneum, erb’s palsy, spinal cord injuries, kernicterus, fractures, nerve injuries, and other injuries and conditions due to the negligence of doctors and other healthcare professionals. If your child has developed one of these conditions due to the negligence of a healthcare professional, then you can file a claim of medical malpractice and seek compensation for the injuries that have resulted from improper care.

If a healthcare professional has failed to provide a standard of care and is liable in the resulting injuries, a Birmingham birth injury lawyer can help you. To have a successful claim and receive compensation, liability must be proven. a healthcare professional may be liable for resulting injuries are if they failed to diagnose or detect a condition in your newborn, failed to recognize distress in the newborn or the mother, failed to address complications that arose during labor, failed to perform a C-section when it was necessary, provided negligent prenatal or neonatal care, provided negligent use of vacuum extraction or forceps, improperly administered Pitocin or other medication, or acted negligently in another way that caused complications and injuries during labor or delivery.

How a Birth Injury Lawyer Can Help

A birth injury lawyer can help you through every step of the process of filing a medical malpractice claim. They will first consult with you on your case, the specifics of the improper care you received, and the details of the injuries that resulted from that negligence. Then, they will gather evidence surrounding the specifics of the care and injuries and use this evidence to build and file a strong and effective claim of medical malpractice. It is their job to negotiate and fight for you and the compensation that you deserve.

Seeking Compensation 

An injury resulting from childbirth can be devastating and have a number of long-term effects. A good Birmingham birth injury lawyer will strive to maximize the compensation you receive in order to help you bear the burden of the costs incurred by any injuries. Costs such as present and future medical expenses, physical therapy, special education and care needs, lost wages resulting from increased childcare needs, emotional distress, and pain and suffering can potentially be received in a medical malpractice case. 

Choosing the Right Representation

A good lawyer will not only have extensive experience and knowledge of childbirth injuries but also a passion for you and your case. In a difficult time, it is important to know that you have a lawyer fighting for you and your rights and working hard to obtain compensation that will help you and your child live the best, most fulfilling life possible. If you are prepared to move forward with a medical malpractice claim in the case of a birth injury and are looking for a lawyer that checks all those boxes, contact Marsh, Rickard & Bryan, LLC today.

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