Birth Injury

Pregnancy, labor and delivery care can result in horrific injuries if the medical providers are negligent.  Babies can be asphyxiated prior to delivery, resulting in brain damage and cerebral palsy, or suffer traumatic damage to their limbs if not handled properly.  The mother’s well-being is at risk as well.  These cases are extremely complex, but the birth injury lawyers at Decof, Decof & Barry have extensive experience in these challenging and complex cases.

Birth Injury Attorney Expertise

Our experience includes work in the following types of birth injury cases, among others:

  • Traumatic delivery/shoulder dystocia
  • Brachial Plexus and Erb’s Palsy
  • Birth Asphyxia/Cerebral Palsy
  • Placental Abruption
  • Failure to diagnose and treat infections and other medical conditions
  • Newborn Death

The following examples demonstrate our success on behalf of numerous clients. While every case is different, and there are no guarantees of success or value, these examples provide some insight into the claims we have handled.

Birth Injury Case Wins

A $3 million jury verdict against a physician and hospital on behalf of the family of a child born brain-damaged as a result of a negligent failure to deliver the child after the placenta separated.

A $1.2 million dollar judgment following a jury verdict against an obstetrician on behalf of a child who suffered a brachial plexus nerve injury due to a negligently performed delivery.

A multimillion-dollar settlement reached for a severely brain damaged newborn resulting from negligent misuse of a vacuum extractor during delivery.

A multimillion-dollar settlement for a child that suffered brain damage as a result of failure to deliver when the monitor showed the baby to be under severe physical stress before delivery.

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