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Was Medical Malpractice Responsible For Hurting Your Child At Birth?

The birthing process can be complicated. It requires properly trained medical professionals to follow specific procedures to keep a mother and child safe. When reasonable care is not provided, your child can suffer injuries with lifelong consequences. Having an experienced birth injury lawyer can be crucial during this time. At Beeton Shabot LLC, our personal injury attorneys have helped clients in Galveston County and beyond recover millions of dollars in compensation. We develop an effective legal strategy for each birth injury claim that we take on, providing detailed attention and counsel.

If your child has experienced a birth injury, call 409-291-4364. Beeton Shabot LLC is here to help.

Common Causes And Forms Of Birth Injuries

Many doctors, nurses and health care facilities do a good job and follow proper guidelines when delivering a baby. Unfortunately, some may not take the proper steps or may falter in a stressful moment. Some deliveries, including those that use vacuum extraction or forceps, can result in physical injuries and brain damage. If the medical staff is not monitoring the child and mother properly throughout the birthing process, the child can suffer numerous injuries or infections. Certain medications that may have been prescribed by your doctor could also have resulted in birth defects or injuries to your child.

Through carelessness or outdated practices used by the medical staff, your child could suffer from:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Brain damage
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Hypoxia
  • Fetal distress
  • Collapsed umbilical cord
  • Infections
  • Kernicterus
  • Elevated bilirubin

With adequate compensation, parents can help their children cope with these and other birth injuries through treatment, therapy and special education. Some children will need lifelong care after they have suffered a birth injury. Our attorneys are prepared to fight for the right results in your birth injury claim or lawsuit. 

Consult With A Skilled And Caring Birth Injury Lawyer

When it comes to helping our clients, our birth injury attorneys put in the work necessary to craft strong cases. We don’t pass our work off to paralegals or inexperienced staff members. Each client receives one-on-one attention from their designated personal injury lawyer throughout their case. From the first meeting to the end of the legal process, you will have a compassionate and experienced attorney by your side.

Get the conversation started. Learn how we may bring hope to your family after your child has suffered a birth injury. Call 409-291-4364 or complete our simple online form to request a consultation.