Following the birth of a child, the first thought that crosses a parent’s mind is: “is my baby okay?” While any parent would like to think it’s as simple as counting 10 fingers and toes, sometimes the medical professionals will make unfortunate errors before, during, or after delivery which can cause lifelong injury to an individual.
If you believe that you are a victim of negligent medical care before, during or following the delivery of a child, you must protect your rights and the rights of your newborn by seeking legal representation.
Common Birth Injuries
There are several common types of birth injuries that are often caused by negligence. If your child has suffered from any of the following injuries, contact our Indiana birth trauma attorneys at Ladendorf Law now:
- Bone Fractures;
- Spinal Cord Injury;
- Facial Paralysis;
- Brain Injuries;
- Caput Succedaneum;
- Cerebral Palsy;
- Brachial Plexus Injuries;
- Perinatal Asphyxia,
- Intracranial Hemorrhage
- Subarachnoid Hemorrhage; and
- Subconjunctival Homorrage
Negligent Actions that Can Lead to Birth Injury
Doctors and other medical professionals are trained to make quick decisions under high-pressure; howevever, one mistake can mean the loss of a life or a traumatic injury. Below is a list of common acts of negligence that have led to such injuries:
- Failure to correctly read fetal monitor during labor;
- Failure to notice and/or act when infant is distressed during labor;
- Improper application of tools during delivery;
- Delayed C-Section, and more.
Birth injury cases are extremely complicated. You will need a dedicated team to help investigate and determine causation. At Ladendorf Law, we stop at nothing to support our clients and build them the strong case they deserve. We will consult with qualified medical experts and determine what went wrong and how.
Contact a Birth Injury Attorney in Indianapolis
Serious birth injuries can negatively affect your family physically, emotionally and financially forever. If you are interested in finding out what your options are, do not hesitate to call Ladendorf Law today. Our Indianapolis birth injury lawyers have handled cases similar to yours, and are extremely experienced, skillful, and passionate about the work they do. It’s because of this that we offer free initial consultations to families looking for legal advice and support. Contact us today: 317.842.5800