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Birth Injury vs. Defect — What Is the Difference?

What Is the Difference Between a Birth Defect and a Birth Injury?

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A birth defect is present when the baby is delivered. It may result from genetics. It may result from medication taken during the first trimester, such as Zofran. A birth injury occurs as a result of the labor and delivery process.

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Are Birth Injuries Preventable?

Are Birth Injuries Preventable?

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If your child has suffered from a birth injury, you should contact an experienced birth injury lawyer to discuss that with them whether the injury could have been preventable. Injuries occur when there is miscommunication or a lack of communication between health care providers. It may be between the doctors and may be between the nurses. It may be between the doctors and nurses or other personnel.

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Will My Child’s Cerebral Palsy Improve?

My Child Has Been Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy – Will His or Her Condition Improve?

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Cerebral palsy is a non-progressive disorder. It is a permanent injury to the brain. However, it will not get any worse. What you can do to improve the symptoms of cerebral palsy is provide therapies to your child, medications and sometimes surgery.

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I Signed A Consent form — Can I Still Make a Claim?

I Signed a Consent Form. Does That Mean I Have No Basis for a Lawsuit?

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Signing of consent form will not prevent you from investigating whether or not you have medical malpractice claim as a result of birth injury. However, there are certain states which will bar you from pursuing a medical malpractice case based on a consent form if they have what’s called a neurological compensation injury fund.

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How Do I Determine If My Baby’s Disability Is Due to a Birth Injury?

How Do I Determine If My Baby’s Disability Is Due to a Birth Injury?

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In order to determine if your baby’s injury was a result of malpractice, you will want to contact a birth injury lawyer who’s been experienced and dedicated to this line of work.

If you have additional questions, please contact us today at 877-262-9767 to schedule a free consultation.

Is There a Fee to Talk to a Birth Injury Attorney?

Is There a Fee to Talk to a Birth Injury Attorney?

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Obstetrical malpractice cases are on a contingency fee basis. That means that any fee is contingent on the outcome of the case. It does not cost you anything to pick up the phone and call an experienced birth injury lawyer, for them to investigate and see whether or not you have a birth injury case.

If you have additional questions, please contact us today at 877-262-9767 to schedule a free consultation.

What Types of Birth Injuries Do You Investigate?

What Types of Birth Injuries Do You Investigate?

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We investigate all types of birth injury matters. The most common type of birth injuries as a result of malpractice occur as a result of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy also known as HIE. This occurs when there’s oxygen and/or blood flow deprivation to the brain as a result of the labor and delivery process. We also investigate birth trauma-type cases. Birth trauma occurs when a baby may have been delivered by an instrument such as a forceps or vacuum. We also take cases regarding brachial plexus injuries or Erb’s palsy.

If you have additional questions, please contact us today at 877-262-9767 to schedule a free consultation.

How Long Before Birth Injury Cases Go to Trial?

Once a Birth Injury Case Has Been Filed, How Long Does It Typically Take to Go to Trial?

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We have to be very selective in the types of cases we pursue, because they’re heavily litigious cases and they do take some time. From the date you file the complaint up until trial, typically, is going to take a minimum of two years.

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How Do I Get Help to Meet My Child’s Needs Now and in the Future?

How Can I Obtain Help to Meet My Child’s Needs Now and in the Future?

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Each case that we pursue will have a life care plan which will outline everything you and your family will need for the rest of your child’s life. From diapers on a daily basis and wipes, to long-term needs such as education, surgeries, if there needs to be a licensed practical nurse at the home 24/7. That is what we pursue in these cases.

If you have additional questions, please contact us today at 877-262-9767 to schedule a free consultation.

If I Think My Child’s Injury Resulted from Negligent Prenatal Care, Can I Make A Claim?

If I Think My Child’s Injury Resulted from Negligent Prenatal Care, Can I Make A Claim?

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You need to talk to an experienced birth injury lawyer to have that question answered. There are conditions that occur during the prenatal period which have to be monitored very closely by your prenatal doctor, by your obstetrician, by your nurse practitioner, and by your certified nurse midwife.

If you have additional questions, please contact us today at 877-262-9767 to schedule a free consultation.

The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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