Has Your Child Suffered a Birth Injury?
Kansas City Birth Injury Lawyers
The birth of a child can no doubt be one of the most joyous occasions for
any family. Welcoming a new child into the family is something that many
people dream about and are nothing short of thrilled for when the occasion
finally arrives. While most deliveries go smoothly for the mother and
the child, they may be injured if doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals
do not carefully monitor the mother and infant.
If a birth injury occurred to your child, the doctor may not have responded
properly to the conditions of your pregnancy or did not provide the proper
prenatal care. When your child was injured due to the negligence of a
doctor, you must take the necessary steps to protect the child’s
Call today to discuss the next step in your case!
Do I have a case for my child’s injury?
It is important to note that a birth injury is different than a birth defect.
Birth defects are caused by genetics or the environment that the baby
was subjected to and are not affected by the doctor’s performance
during the pregnancy or birth. Birth injuries are caused by complications
occurring during labor or delivery and affects around five of every 1000
children born in the United States.
The neglect of a doctor causing a birth injury affects innocent babies.
This is unacceptable. Contact our attorneys if your infant has suffered
any of the following:
- Brachial plexus injury
- Cerebral palsy
- Delayed emergency C-section
- Erb’s palsy
- Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
- Mental retardation
- Premature birth
- Shoulder dystocia
- Wrongful death
Birth injuries can be caused by medical malpractice, physician, nurse,
or medical staff negligence, and dangerous medical devices or medications
that were administered. Our firm can work with you to determine what caused
your baby’s injury and who can be held responsible for their negligence.
Our experienced team can help you pursue justice. Call (816) 463-8035 today
to get started.
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Medical malpractice cases usually involve complex and detailed investigations, including the
testimony of medical experts that can prove that your doctor acted incompetently
in their service to you. In birth injury cases, proving fault can be even
Our legal team pours over medical records and evidence, working with medical experts,
specialists, and others that can determine the cause, extent, and prognosis
of the injury and the type of compensation that may be needed to help
your child as they grow.
Our Kansas City birth injury attorneys know that having a child with a
birth injury can take an emotional, physical, and financial toll on you
and your family. You have every right to pursue compensation for injuries
when harm was caused by the negligence of a doctor. Our
personal injury attorneys have been recognized for their excellence by
Super Lawyers® and are here to help you protect your rights.