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Child & Infant Injuries

1There is nothing more agonizing than being forced to cope with the injury of a child. Difficult childbirths can sometimes result in injuries to infants, but sometimes these birthing issues can, and should, be anticipated before delivering the baby.

With proper prenatal care and a highly-trained medical staff, many childbirth and infant injuries can be avoided.Sometimes injuries can occur at birth, as a result of medical malpractice by the doctors or hospital staff. Issues can include:

 
 

  • Improper use of vacuum equipment to assist with childbirth.
  • Poor use of forceps by doctors.
  • Failure to recognize and address oxygen issues, such as hypoxia.
  • Delays in ordering an emergency Cesarean Section.

Evaluating whether a doctor or medical staff performed up to medical standards requires trained investigators and researchers, who can parse through the details to discover where medical professionals made mistakes.

Care for a child with labor and delivery injuries can be extensive and lifelong. Our primary goal is to obtain maximum compensation for your child. Coker, Schickel, Sorenson, Posgay, Camerlengo & Iracki attorneys will thoroughly evaluate recovery of damages to provide for your child’s future care. These financial awards are a crucial resource to allow your child and you to live a life that is comfortable, productive and meaningful.