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Birth Injuries Caused By A Doctor’s Negligence

The birth injury lawyers at the Philadelphia, PA law firm of The Levin Firm know that babies are supposed to bring joy into the lives of everyone around them. Unfortunately, medical malpractice can cause a newborn to suffer a life-altering birth injury. Our NJ and PA personal injury lawyers help families recover everything they deserve when medical malpractice leads to a birth injury. Our medical malpractice birth injury attorneys recover for our clients so they will be able to pay for their child’s bills, medications, and treatment. The attorneys of The Levin Firm, are here to help those families recover everything they deserve for the harm that has been done to them by negligent doctors.

Medical negligence during the birthing process can lead to neurological disorders, such as cerebral palsy and brachial plexus injury (“Erb’s palsy”). Symptoms of these disorders range from mild to severe, with some children’s injuries being so severe that lifelong care is needed. A number of other serious birth injuries may occur when a doctor uses too much force to deliver a baby, or when the doctor fails to monitor the baby’s condition during labor or delivery. These injuries include fractures, tissue damage, paralysis, asphyxia, and brain damage. Birth injuries are often preventable, which is why you need an attorney who will investigate whether your child’s injury was the result of medical negligence.

Representing clients who are struggling to care for their injured child requires a team of lawyers, nurses and others trained to review the facts of these cases, including medical records. It can be very difficult to prove that even the most severe birth injury is the result of medical malpractice. That’s why you need attorneys on your side to investigate medical records and find the best medical experts to examine your child’s injuries. At The Levin Firm, we also work with highly-regarded experts to determine the type of medical malpractice and how and why it happened. At times, we will work with other law firms that have particular expertise to assure that our clients receive the most thorough and zealous representation.

When you need a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania or New Jersey personal injury attorney to represent you, a family member or friend whose child has suffered a birth injury due to medical malpractice, contact The Levin Firm, who represent every client zealously in order to obtain the best results possible in each case.

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