The Chicago birth injury attorneys at Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. have extensive experience representing children and families who have been seriously injured at birth. Below, the firm’s birth injury attorneys answer common legal questions they receive about birth injuries.
There are many reasons that a birth injury lawsuit may be filed. A birth injury lawsuit may arise if any of the following factors exist during the labor and delivery process:
However, these are not the only factors that may lead to a birth injury lawsuit. It is important to speak to an experienced lawyer about potential legal options, if any.
There may be one or more healthcare professionals that are responsible for your child’s birth injury. These providers may include, but are not limited to:
An experienced birth injury lawyer may be able to help a family determine the responsible party or parties. By working with medical experts to investigate medical records, a law firm dedicated to birth injury cases may be able to help your family understand whether there is a viable claim to pursue.
Compensation that may be awarded in a birth injury lawsuit may include economic damages and non-economic damages. Economic damages are tangible or quantifiable expenses. These damages may include, but are not limited to:
Non-economic damages are not quantifiable. These damages relate to:
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.