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Birth Injury Lawyers, Birth Injury Attorneys - Garden City, New York
A birth injury is an impairment of the infantís body function or structure due to adverse influences that occurred at birth.Birth injuries usually result of trauma suffered by an infant during labor and delivery. Typically, birth injury is due to delivery complications. Birth injuries may range from something as innocuous as a small bruise, to something as serious as permanent injury or brain damage.
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Improper use of forceps is a common cause of birth injury; this could result in a serious injury. In attempting to dislodge a babyís shoulder, a physician may apply improper traction on the babyís head thus causing it harm. Birth injuries may also occur as a result of oxygen deprivation or improper positioning in the womb.
Mild birth injury is fairly common. Deliveries that are complicated can result in substantial harm suffered by the infant or mother. A delivery medical team should monitor the mother and child throughout labor and delivery in order to be aware of any complications that may develop.
If you or someone you know has a birth injury, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. Please click here to fill out a brief online form to receive a free evaluation of your claim by lawyers with a total of over 60 years of personal injury experience.
The law firm of Meyer, Suozzi, English and Klein, P.C. has attorneys specializing in birth injury cases in their Garden City, N.Y. location.