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Charleston Birth Injury Lawyers

We put our lives in the hands of doctors when it matters most. Most of the time we get the proper medical care we've come to know and expect from doctors and any other medical professional. But, there are occasions when negligence or error is considered a form of medical malpractice that results in a birth injury.

For a free case review, call us at 843-720-2800.

Representing Injured People Since 1927

What is a Birth Injury?

A birth injury is when a doctor or other medical staff is negligent in providing proper care during the birth of your child ultimately causing injury to your baby. Birth injuries can be caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain, infection and physical trauma during labor and delivery. The injuries that result can range from minor bumps and bruises, to major life-altering injuries that can last a lifetime. Common types of birth injuries include:

  • Brain damage (including bleeds)
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Premature birth
  • Seizures
  • Infections

These injuries are on the severe end of the spectrum. As a result of these injuries, your child may face challenges and adversities throughout their entire life, as well as the expenses that come with living with these kinds of preventable injuries. Our experienced and compassionate attorneys are here for you. We will advocate for you and your baby.

Causes of Birth Injuries

Parents of a baby with a birth injury, despite the severity, may be entitled to compensation for emotional injury, physical injury and financial injury.

Lack of oxygen is one of the most common sources of birth injuries. But there are other causes of permanent damage to your newborn, including the following:

  • Misdiagnosing or mistreating infection
  • Delaying or failing to order a C-section
  • Abnormal issues with the uterus or placenta
  • Fetal heart problems
  • Using forceps incorrectly

How Our Birth Injury Attorneys Will Fight For You

We are here for you. As your attorneys, it is our duty to protect your child’s rights as well as yours, all while working to restore your life by being an advocate for compensation on your behalf, holding negligent medical staff accountable and by pursuing payment for the effect the injury has had on the child’s life. Our skilled attorneys will look into your case, and do everything we can to fight for fair compensation related to the birth injury, such as:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Future medical expenses
  • Medical bills
  • Cost of in-home assistance
  • Loss of income
  • Loss of insurance benefits
  • Adaptive technology
  • Special educational needs

Contact The Steinberg Law Firm

If your baby has suffered a birth injury, rely on the Steinberg Law Firm to guide you through the process of fighting for your rights. Dealing with a birth injury is terrifying and draining—let us concentrate on fighting for your family’s well deserved justice.

Call our law offices today at 843-720-2800 to speak with one of our experienced team members about what our Charleston birth injury lawyers can do for you.

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