Birth Injuries

Legal Information From a Queens Personal Injury Attorney

If your family has experienced the painful situation of handling a birth injury, we understand that it can be one of the most devastating circumstances. Having the knowledge that your child or the birth mother's pain could have been prevented is very frustrating. If the obstetrician that delivered the child or another physician was responsible for the injury, you may be able to obtain compensation. Medical malpractice is a frequent cause of injury during birth. If you are in need of a birth injury lawyer in Queens, we can help! You can retain the services of a tough and experienced Queens personal injury attorney for legal representation during this situation. At Gary E. Rosenberg, P.C. we can use our knowledge of obstetrical medicine to get compensation for your child.

Causes of Birth Injury in Queens County

Our firm can help you fight for your rights as you seek to ensure that the negligent party is held responsible for his or her medical malpractice. There are a variety of causes of birth injury, including a compressed or twisted umbilical cord, which can result in the deprivation of oxygen. If the obstetrician fails to properly anticipate the child's size, the child may have significant trouble as he or she enters the world. Another mistake the doctor could make would be to misread or fail to monitor fetal strips. As the mother is giving birth, the obstetrician and nurses could improperly use the forceps or vacuum, or even fail to perform a C-section when necessary.

Those are only a few ways that the doctor could cause harm to the child or mother and in each situation, you deserve to seek compensation. Those accidents could result in any of the following injuries:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Paralysis
  • Brain damage
  • Erb's palsy
  • Fractured collar bone
  • Klumpke's palsy
  • Brachial plexis palsy

In many unfortunate circumstances, birth injury can even result in death of the child or mother. At Law Offices of Gary E. Rosenberg, P.C., we can serve your needs and help you to obtain the compensation you and your family deserves. Whether you need a birth injury lawyer in Queens, we can help.

As a Queens birth injury attorney, we do not defend doctors, hospitals, or insurance companies. Our firm has you and your family's best interest in mind and can help you through the entirety of your case.

Contact our firm for information on your case!

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