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Birth injuries result from a medical complication during labor or birth. For example, if a mother's pelvis is too narrow and the delivery of the baby is lengthy, it might cause physical damage or temporary loss of oxygen to the baby, which results in brain damage. A birth injury may also occur when a physician does not act quickly to a patient's needs during labor or when there was a lack of care during the pregnancy or birthing process.
Birth injuries may result in devastating effects on the mother and/or child. A child can have lifelong paralysis, brain damage, and could even die if inadequate medical attention was given to the patient. Other birth injuries may include:
If you or someone you know has experienced negligence on the part of a medical professional that caused a birth injury, a personal injury lawyer can help protect your legal rights. A personal injury lawyer can also help you receive the proper compensation for the birth injury, to cover the child's long term disabilities, special education and intensive therapy.
Birth injury lawyers understand the importance of getting compensation for the birth injury. If your child has been injured during birth, please contact Attorney Search Network today. We can help you find a birth injury lawyer in your area today.
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