Birth Injury Claims
Birth injuries can have life-impacting consequences. Such consequences can impinge a child’s life by preventing him or her to lead a normal productive life and provide for itself. This will invariably entail that it will necessitate lifelong medical and financial support.
The Goldberg Simpson Personal Injury and Medical Negligence Practice Area team can help with cases involving birth injury cases. We have extensive experience in dealing with cases complex medical malpractice or negligence in Kentucky that resulted in serious or fatal birth injuries. Mothers and children who experienced a complicated delivery or birth injury resulted, may be entitled to important money damages, and should consult an attorney.
We will apprise you of your options and your right to take legal action against the medical professionals.
Our team in Kentucky can handle all types of birth injury claims, including those stemming from:
- Medication error
- Delayed C-section
- Improper use of forceps or vacuum
- Partial or total paralysis
- Brain damage
- Developmental delays
- Mental retardation
Call Goldberg Simpson if your child has suffered from any of the following birth injuries:
- Asphyxia. Asphyxiation occurs during the birth when the child does not receive the appropriate levels of oxygen.
- Brachial Plexus. If the nerve that runs from spine to neck (the brachial plexus) is stretched or torn during childbirth, it may lead to partial or total paralysis.
- Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral palsy refers to brain and nervous system disorders.
- Erb’s Palsy. Erb’s Palsy can lead to a paralysis of one arm when the nerves in the upper arm are injured.
- Microcephaly. Microcephaly refers to an injury during pregnancy or childbirth that can stunt or even permanently brain development.
If you or a loved one is in need of legal assistance with birth defect and injury issues, call Goldberg Simpson at 502-589-4440.
The initial consultation is free of charge, and if we agree to handle your case, we will work on a contingency fee basis, which means we get paid for our services only if there is a monetary recovery of funds. In many cases, a lawsuit must be filed before a specific date, (statute of limitations). Please call right away to ensure that you do not waive your right to possible compensation.