Angel Reyes & Associates and Michelle Mears, PC
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Birth Injury

When complications arise during labor or delivery, they are known as 'birth injuries' or 'birth trauma.'  These injuries can range from mild to severe.  Birth injuries occur in 27 out of every 1,000 live births, and are most commonly associated with operative deliveries, rather than spontaneous ones. 

A primary cause of birth injury is oxygen deprivation, which normally occurs when the umbilical cord is twisted during delivery.  Mechanical trauma can also result in injury.  This occurs when the baby is either too large to pass through the birth canal easily, or when the baby leaves the birth canal in an abnormal position, e.g. buttocks first rather than head first.

The most common types of birth injuries are:

  • Brain Damage
  • Temporary Paralysis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Erb's Palsy
  • Klumpke's Palsy
  • Fractured Collar Bone
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy

Many birth injuries can be directly attributed to mistakes made by doctors or other hospital personnel during the delivery process.  These mistakes may include using excessive force during delivery, delay in performing a C-section, inaccurate assessment of the baby's size, and many more. 

There is nothing more precious than the birth of a child.  When a terrible tragedy such as birth injury occurs, the effects on the family can be devastating, both emotionally and monetarily.  In addition to the psychological damage that may ensue, medical costs can be overwhelming.   We understand, and we want to help. 

If you or someone you care about has a child who has suffered birth injury due to medical negligence or malpractice, it may be possible to obtain a cash award. Fill out our questionnaire to obtain a free consultation and find out what your case is worth.

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