A child’s birth should be a time of joy and celebration and one of the happiest moments in life. However, when a birth injury occurs due to medical malpractice, delight turns to devastation as parents and family members are suddenly faced with an uncertain future. It is important to contact the experienced Brooklyn birth injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel to help you recover the compensation needed for your babies recovery. When a doctor or medical professional does not handle the situation properly, your infant may suffer injuries or illnesses that can leave him or her permanently disabled. In the worst cases, mishandled childbirth complications may result in death.
About seven in every 1,000 babies in the United States are born with a birth injury. These injuries can occur because of a mother’s illness or pre-existing health condition, complications during delivery or because of negligence on the part of doctors, nurses or hospitals during the delivery process. There are a number of causes of tragic birth injuries, most of which are related to medical negligence on behalf of the acting physician. Causes of tragic birth injuries may occur because of the doctor not paying attention to details such as:
When a doctor does not recognize these conditions and a complication occurs because of this, an otherwise healthy baby is put at risk and may be injured because of medical malpractice.
If your loved one has experienced a birth injury because of the medical malpractice and negligence of a doctor, the Brooklyn injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC can help you. Our attorneys have experience handling medical malpractice lawsuits, including birth injury claims. If you live in New York and your child was born with a birth injury, our attorneys can take the legal burden from your shoulders by securing statements, records, and evidence required to fight for compensation in court. Contact us today at (212) 564-2800 for a free legal consultation.
If your child has sustained a birth injury due to medical negligence at the time of birth, you may be eligible to hold your doctor or healthcare provider responsible in a court of law. Contact a Brooklyn birth injury lawyer at the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel, LLC today at (212) 564-2800. We will thoroughly prepare each case, review accident and medical records, speak to health care providers and consider all possible legal and medical issues. Call us today. There is no fee to you unless we win your case. We serve clients in the entire New York City area, including Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester, Nassau, and Suffolk.