Birth Injury Lawyer Dallas
Getting Answers to Your Questions if You Suspect a Birth Injury Was Caused by Medical Malpractice
Texas Birth Injury Lawyer
Discovering that your newborn has a serious medical problem is devastating. Many parents feel overwhelmed, confused, and uncertain. They are determined to do what's best for their child but they are fearful that they won't be able to do enough when faced with the realities of a serious condition like cerebral palsy or brain damage.
And many parents are haunted by the question, "Could this have been prevented?"
Medical malpractice is the cause of some birth injuries. It occurs when nurses, midwives, obstetricians, or anesthesiologists fail to provide the standard level of medical care before, during or after childbirth.
- Did the staff fail to identify fetal distress on the fetal heart monitor? Did they fail to take prompt action to prevent brain damage from lack of oxygen to the baby?
- Did the obstetrician carefully track and treat any existing or developing medical conditions of the mother, including high blood pressure and gestational diabetes?
- Were the staff alert to problems during the delivery, such as wrong positioning of the baby, stalled or prolonged labor, or too large a baby to be delivered vaginally? Did they delay a cesarean section too long?
One of the most valuable things a medical malpractice attorney is an answer to that nagging question. At Crain ♦ Lewis, LLP, we have handled many birth injury cases. We can look at your medical records and listen to your story and tell you if it's likely that medical negligence injured your child. If so, we will take on the cost of gathering the medical records and having an expert review it. We do this at no cost to the client.
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The birth injury attorneys of Crain ♦ Lewis, LLP, have experience you can rely on. We have stood up against the largest hospitals and healthcare organizations in Texas. We will fight to ensure your child receives the help he or she needs after a serious injury.
More than that, we'll seek justice for your family and for other families who may be at risk. If the doctor's actions were egregious, we will help you take action against the doctor at the State Board of Medical Examiners.
Contact our Dallas law office to schedule a free consultation if you are concerned that your child may have suffered a birth injury because of medical negligence. We can help you find answers — and compensation for your child.
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