Pediatric Medical Malpractice
If your child has been born with cerebral palsy, a brachial plexus injury or a birth defect, you need an experienced team of lawyers who can determine whether negligence on the part of the obstetrician played a role in causing the injury.
Birth injuries are often the result of natural causes, such as genetics or prior medical conditions. But they also can and do occur at alarming rates because of medical malpractice. Dystocia (prolonged and difficult labor), improper or negligent monitoring, a lack of oxygen or excessive bleeding can all play a part in injuring a child at birth.
The American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology has published criteria for use in determining whether the injury may have occurred during labor and delivery. At Kolsby Gordon, we have two experienced professionals who are both licensed doctors and lawyers, each of whom has the experience and knowledge to investigate the factors that played a role in your baby’s injury, and assess whether carelessness on the part of the doctors delivering the baby played a role.
Parents of a child with a birth injury often face a lifetime of medical expenses and costs. Working with experts in the field of life care planning and economics, Kolsby Gordon has the ability to identify future costs and expenses and make the wrongdoer accountable for the future expenses that the parents face.
If your child was born with a birth injury, please call us today.