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Personal Injury Cases: Common Birth Injuries

Posted by Bautista Leroy | Jun 11, 2021 | 0 Comments

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Bautista LeRoy can assist with providing information regarding common birth injuries. Since the 1990s, our Kansas City Metropolitan Area team has offered outstanding personal injury representation. Our legal professionals are focused on providing services and producing positive results for client cases.

This article presents common birth injuries and who bears ultimate liability. Additionally, this piece discusses the benefits of hiring an attorney to represent victims in legal proceedings.

 

What are the most common birth injuries among newborns?

Birth injuries range in severity from minor to serious:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Fractures
  • Facial paralysis
  • Perinatal asphyxia

 

What are some of the most commonly experienced birth injuries among mothers?

Birth injuries should never be underestimated and here are the injuries most frequently seen among mothers:

  • Perineal tears
  • Pelvic floor damage
  • Uterine rupture
  • Preeclampsia-related complications
  • Postpartum hemorrhage

 

Who is responsible for birth injuries?

Liability issues surrounding birth injuries often involve multiple parties:

  • Healthcare providers
  • Hospitals or birthing centers
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Medical device manufacturers

 

Why would hiring a personal injury attorney be beneficial?

  • Legal Experience: Personal injury attorneys understand how best to navigate efficiently through the legal system.
  • Resources: Legal firms have the resources such as medical experts and investigators that can strengthen cases.
  • Peace of Mind: Hiring an attorney will allow you to focus on healing while they take care of all of your legal needs.

 

When should it be wise to seek legal assistance?

Legal advice must be sought immediately from a personal injury attorney following a birth injury because statute of limitation laws differ in every state.

 

What criteria can help me choose an effective attorney?

  • Experience: When hiring an attorney to represent birth injury claims, make sure they have an established track record.
  • Communication: Be sure to select an attorney who keeps you updated and can clearly communicate.
  • Resources: When hiring an attorney for your case, ensure they have the resources and support needed for your case.

 

Why Choose Bautista LeRoy LLC?

Bautista Leroy's legal team offers effective yet compassionate legal representation for birth injury cases. Our years of experience managing personal injury claims make our team particularly adept at representing clients effectively. 

Our attorneys have an outstanding track record for reaching positive outcomes by holding negligent parties accountable and seeking compensation on families' behalf during challenging times. Our personalized approach provides assistance and guidance at each step along this journey.

 

Suggested Action Steps

  • Reach out and schedule a consultation session so we can discuss the details of your case and offer viable solutions.
  • Bring any necessary documents such as medical records or proof of expenses.
  • Do not hesitate to seek assistance and guidance from support groups during this difficult period.

Birth injuries can have long-lasting repercussions for mothers and newborns. A personal injury attorney is available to guide their clients through all the legal complexities surrounding their cases and ensure justice is served. Contact us today at 816-221-0382 or send us an email on our Contact Page. Serving Kansas City, MO and KS as well as surrounding areas of Benton County and St. Louis.

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