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San Jose Birth Injury Lawyer

If your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy or any other medical condition or injury that may be related to an injury sustained at birth, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice claim. Although not every birth injury stems from medical negligence, if a doctor provided substandard care during pregnancy, labor, delivery or newborn care, this mean that the doctor or hospital may be held liable for your child's medical care and possibly much more. A San Jose medical malpractice attorney at our firm can talk to you more about this important matter if you call us at 800-670-8142 for a free consultation.

About Birth Injuries

A birth injury is defined as any injury a baby sustains before, during or immediately after childbirth. Although some amount of trauma is typical in any natural childbirth due to the often difficult passage through the birth canal, at times serious injury may occur and these injuries may have been preventable. That is when a birth injury may be grounds for a medical malpractice claim against whatever doctor, nurse or obstetrician was responsible for providing negligent care. Following are several types of birth injury cases our law firm can handle:

  • Delayed c-section
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Brachial plexus injury
  • Failure to diagnose pregnancy-induced hypertension or gestational diabetes
  • Brain damage
  • Premature delivery
  • Negligent care of a newborn infant

In the wake of any birth injury your child may have suffered as a result of medical malpractice, our firm may be able to help. When you call us at 800-670-8142 to schedule your free attorney consultation, you can find out more about your particular legal rights and what options you have in bringing a lawsuit against the medical care professional that caused your son or daughter's injuries. In doing so you may be able to recover the financial compensation you need for your child's medical care and continuing treatment.

Contact a San Jose birth injury lawyer at our law firm today for your free consultation.