Bringing a new baby into the world should be a cause for celebration for the entire family. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Every year, thousands of women give birth to infants that experience trauma and injury during the birthing process.
In many cases, Birth Trauma is the result of negligence or malpractice on the part of the doctor or hospital where the baby is delivered. If your family has lived through the pain and devastation of a Birth Injury that was the result of a medical mistake, you may be entitled to financial compensation.
Call Henson Fuerst right away. Our experienced North Carolina Birth Injury attorneys will fight hard to secure the maximum recovery you deserve for your medical bills, pain & suffering and mental anguish.
Birth Injuries can result in a lifetime of expensive medical care and permanent injuries. If your child suffered a birth injury as a result of a medical mistake, hospital error, or any other type of negligence, Henson Fuerst is here to help.
The Facts Are:
The United States boasts some of the best hospitals and most highly trained doctors in the world. However, the rate of infant mortality in the United States is alarmingly high. According to the 2015 CIA World Fact Book, the United States ranks number 167 in the world for infant deaths, with a mortality rate of 5.87 per every 1,000 live births.
Thousands of infants do not survive the birthing process in the U.S every year, and even more are born with severe and permanent injuries as a result of Birth Trauma. Injuries caused by Birth Trauma can take many different forms. Depending on the type of injury, your child may suffer permanent physical deformities, developmental delay, or even a wrongful death.
Types of birth injuries include:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Erb’s Palsy
- Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Brain Stem Injuries
- Anoxia and Hypoxia
- Prenatal asphyxia
- Shoulder Dystocia
- Intracranial hemorrhage
- And more