Atlanta Birth Injury Attorney

Common Types of Birth Injuries

Giving birth to a child is supposed to be one of the most wonderful experiences in a woman's life. When that experience is marred by an act of negligence, or a failure to meet the accepted standard of care, the results can be devastating. Any mother that goes into a hospital to give birth has a right to the reasonable expectation that the doctor performing the delivery, the nurses tending to both her and her child's needs, and all other medical personnel will perform their jobs with a high level of professionalism and medical expertise. A birth injury such as those caused by surgical errors, a failure to take action when a baby is in distress, an improper diagnosis of a pre-existing medical condition, a lack of sterile equipment or anesthetic errors are all capable of leaving both mother and child with a permanent disabilities or a life-threatening condition. The most common types of birth injuries are brain injuries from oxygen deprivation or reduced blood flow, nerve damage, Cerebral Palsy, Erb's Palsy, severe jaundice, hypoxia and wrongful death.

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If you suspect that you or your child sustained birth injuries as a result of medical negligence, an Atlanta birth injury attorney at Kalka & Baer, LLC can help. Our firm has been aggressively defending the rights of accident and injury victims for many years. We have helped countless individuals recover damages for the injuries sustained, including numerous cases where we were able to recover 6-figure settlements. We completely understand the costs of birth injuries not only on a physical level but the impact upon the family emotionally and financially. You expected to give birth and be able to enjoy watching your child grow up happy and healthy. Instead you are left having to deal with expensive medical treatments, surgeries, and the pain and suffering you and your child have endured. Our firm is here to help you investigate the suspected negligence that resulted in the birth injuries to you or your child. Our experience in personal injury law can be of great benefit to parents suffering from this tragic situation. Contact us for assistance.

Legal Assistance with Birth Injury Claims in Atlanta

Birth injuries are catastrophic injuries as they often leave the child with a diminished quality of life, struggling from a permanent disability, and in many cases in need of life-long treatment and care. When providing medical care to a patient there are certain rules of conduct and accepted standards of care that medical professionals are obligated to provide. Any act of negligence on the part of the medical personnel in which you have entrusted your care and the care of your newborn child could be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit or claim. If you or your child has sustained a birth injury it is important that you obtain legal assistance from an experience Atlanta birth injury lawyer without delay. Call our firm immediately to find out how we can assist you to pursue justice.