Birth injuries are some of the most devastating injuries imaginable. If your child suffers from cerebral palsy or another significant injury as a result of an improperly managed pregnancy, labor and delivery, or newborn care, you need help. You and your child need an aggressive and competent attorney to fight for your child’s rights, and to help to secure their financial future. With the lawyers at Elville & Associates, P.C. in your corner, you can be assured that you have a team on your side who will fight passionately for your child.
WHAT DAMAGES CAN I RECOVER FOR BIRTH INJURIES?
The financial cost and amount of time and stress which goes along with caring for a child with disabilities can be overwhelming. You want the best quality care for your child, and you want to provide your child with all of the opportunities that they deserve to get better and to live the happiest, healthiest life imaginable. Let the lawyers at Elville & Associates, P.C. fight to recover enough money so that you can secure that future for your child.
Damages in birth injury cases may include:
- Past and future pain and suffering
- Past medical expenses
- Future medical expenses
- Future lost wages/loss of earning capacity
WHAT TYPES OF BIRTH INJURY CASES DO YOU INVESTIGATE?
We investigate and pursue various types of birth injury cases. Negligence during pregnancy, labor and delivery, or in the newborn period can result in a variety of different injuries to mother and child. While the scenarios in which such an injury may arise are endless, here are a few examples of the more common cases that we see:
- Cerebral palsy
- Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
- Periventricular leukomalacia (PVL)
- Autism [link to Autism tab]
- Brain injuries
- Preterm labor
- Nuchal cords
- Intrauterine and fetal death
- Death during the newborn period
- Chorioamnionitis and maternal infection
- Maternal death
- Erb’s Palsy
- Brachial plexus injuries
- Shoulder dystocia
- Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
- Failure to utilize therapeutic cooling
- Failure to initiate betamethasone therapy
If your child suffered an injury at birth or during the neonatal period, contact the attorneys at Elville and Associates, P.C. to discuss what we might be able to do to help.