Having a baby is supposed to be one of the happiest times in the lives of two people. Unfortunately, this is not always the case.
There are some cases where a child suffers a birth injury that is caused by an unnecessary procedureor as a result of incompetence or mistakes in using equipment such as forceps and vacuum extraction. Many birth injuries are immediately obvious at the time of delivery, but some may take longer to fully manifest.
Brain injuries are one of the most common forms of birth trauma with tragic consequences for your child. An infant who suffers cerebral injury through oxygen deprivation or improper use of forceps or vacuum extraction may face a lifetime of partial or full disability.
Every child’s development follows a unique schedule. Have you noticed significant delays for your child to sit up, crawl, walk or talk? A large percentage of birth injuries go undetected for months or even years after the birth; they are only diagnosed when the child fails to develop at the normal rate.
Every patient puts their life in the hands of their doctor. When a doctor violates this trust through negligent actions, the patient has a right to demand compensation. Did the doctor’s negligence cause your child’s birth injury?
If your child has suffered as a result of a doctor’s negligence, contact a San Bernardino personal injury attorney who has been successful in birth injury cases. Call the law offices of Welebir | Tierney for dedicated legal representation and the compensation you and your child deserve.