Birth injury caused by obstetric negligence
Cerebral Palsy — Shoulder Dystocia — Brain Damage
Few things are more tragic in life than news that your baby has suffered a serious injury during the birthing process. Excitement and joy over a new baby can turn to panic and confusion as you wonder how your doctor could have allowed tragedy to happen. Birth injury caused by obstetric negligence can be infuriating and heartbreaking, all at the same time.
Let the experienced Richmond birth injury lawyers of Cravens & Noll help you. Our firm has a long history of successfully handling medical malpractice claims. We are skilled at holding doctors, nurses and other medical professionals accountable for providing substandard care.
Birth Injuries From Negligence
Depending on the type of injury, birth injuries may not be a result of negligence. However, a thorough examination of the situation needs to be completed in order to uncover any acts of wrongdoing. Our firm is good at assessing cases upfront to determine their validity. Additionally, we have access to medical experts who can evaluate your situation for medical malpractice.
Situations that may constitute a birth injury lawsuit include:
- Failure to properly monitor a mother and baby during the birthing process
- Failure to order a necessary C-section
- Improper use of forceps, vacuums or other delivery aids
- Medication errors during labor
- Failure to respond to signs of lack of oxygen
Our firm represents children who suffer from cerebral palsy, fractures, brain damage, shoulder dystocia and other birth injuries as the result of doctor negligence. We will provide the strong representation you need to stand up against insurance companies and seek the justice you deserve.
Contact the Birth Injury Lawyers at Cravens & Noll
If your child has been injured during the birthing process, you need to take steps to make sure the negligent party is held accountable. Our experienced birth injury attorneys can help you uncover the truth and seek the compensation you need to provide your child with the care he or she needs. Contact our Virginia medical malpractice firm online or call 804-332-6161, or toll free 866-547-6373 to schedule an initial consultation.