Birth Injury

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Birth Injury Cases

Birth injuries are devastating injuries which can leave the child with a disability for the rest of his or her life. The mother may also sustain a serious injury during childbirth. Many times it’s difficult to determine how the injury was caused. Parents of the child are usually left devastated with medical bills and the need for future medical care for their child. Koohanim Law Firm has experience handling birth injuries and we can help you through this overwhelming situation.

Who Is At Fault

It is usually difficult to determine who is exactly at fault for the birth injury. It may be one of many medical professionals involved with the pregnancy and birth. Other responsible parties may include nurses or other hospital personnel and corporations of defective drugs or medical equipment. At Koohanim Law Firm, we have the expertise to investigate and track down the party at fault.

Types of Birth Injuries

There are lots of different injuries that may affect the mother or the baby during childbirth. The following are some examples of birth injuries:

  • Brain damage
  • Toxemia
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Fracture of the neck or spine
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Post-partum bleeding
  • Seizures
  • Sepsis
  • Prolonged rupture of membranes
  • Prolapsed umbilical cord
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Severe infections

Experienced Birth Injury Attorneys

If you or your child has suffered from an injury during birth, you may be able to receive compensation for your injuries. Unlike other personal injury matters, birth injuries are much more complex. Sometimes it is difficult to determine who is liable. Furthermore, proving that another individual caused the injury and therefore should be liable for the damages may be difficult.

At Koohanim Law Firm, we have experience investigating and determining who is at fault for your injury. Our attorneys have years of civil litigation experience and will fight for your recovery. Contact Koohanim Law Firm today for your case evaluation.