Houston Birth Injury Lawyers
McDonald Worley’s birth injury lawyers in Houston are here to help if you believe that your child’s injuries were caused by negligence or neglect on the part of the doctor or hospital.
Birth injuries are some of the most devastating types of damage resulting from medical malpractice. Other than the physical harm caused to the baby, the family is confronted with the psychological anguish of having a would-be joyous day turned into a moment of distress and depression. Not to mention the thought of having to care for a developmentally or physically disabled child for a lifetime. If you suspect that your child was the victim of negligence during birth, you should consider consulting one of our Texas birth injury attorneys who’s experienced with these sorts of lawsuits.
Tenacious Representation, Compassionate and Friendly Service
Our lawyers are more than experienced in assisting families who have fallen victim to birth injuries and have successfully won birth injury cases in trial or come to birth injury settlements for victims across Texas and America. We are known to help our clients reach an agreement on birth injury settlements, or taking birth injury cases to court if need be.
Everybody at our Houston birth injury office will get to know you and your family first, and we’ll make sure to keep you updated with the developments in your case. Our law firm is a welcoming place, and everybody really cares about the welfare of your family. Getting to know you and where you’re coming from will give us sufficient grounds to fight even harder for the success of your case.
Holding Those At-Fault For Harm Caused To Your Child Liable For Their Actions
There’s nothing that can revert the damage caused to your family as a result of childbirth trauma. However, families afflicted with a birth injury due to medical malpractice have numerous real, pragmatic concerns that need to be addressed. From the cost of care to medical bills – and reimbursement for psychological damages –families harmed by these types of injuries have legal grounds to pursue a settlement for trauma suffered.
Here are the most prevalent types of birth injury suits:
- Birth Injury Reimbursement & Settlement
- Brachial Plexus
- Brain Injuries
- Cerebral Palsy
- Untimely or Delayed C-Sections
- Detached Placenta
- Eclampsia & Preeclampsia
- Erb’s Palsy
- Improper Delivery Method
- Improper Monitoring of the Fetus
- Infant Anoxia / Hypoxia
- Infant Cephalohematoma
- Klumpke’s Palsy
- OB-GYN Misdiagnosis And lack of Diagnosis
- Pediatric Hydrocephalus
- Perinatal Asphyxia
- Issues With Vacuum Extractions Or Forceps
- Shoulder Dystocia
- Uterine Rupture
Steps to Take After Discovering a Birth Injury
If you believe that your child has sustained a birth injury because of the carelessness or negligence of a medical practitioner, you must take certain measures to safeguard your legal rights. Start by acquiring information and document the incident the best you can. This includes:
- Creating a contact list information for your attending doctor and other medical practitioners, including your OB/GYN
- Creating a list of medical facilities and hospitals where you were receiving treatment or delivered your child
- List down the medical procedures offered or performed to you, including measuring of fundal height, ultrasounds etc.
- Make a timeline including all of the events that happened with as many details as possible
- Note any prescription and medications that you were taking in the course of your pregnancy
- List down concerns you might have had during pregnancy and labor & delivery
When you have a documentation of everything, the next step is contacting a lawyer who is a specialist in cases like these. Considering how birth injuries are under an incredibly intricate part of the law referred to as medical malpractice, it is integral that you choose a lawyer with a proven track record and experience of winning medical malpractice claims.
We Are Dedicated to Our Clients
McDonald Worley is a committed medical malpractice law firm that represents victims and their families who have unfortunately suffered injury or death in cases that involve birth injuries. If your child has sustained an injury during delivery as a result of medical carelessness, we want you to get in touch with our knowledgeable attorneys to review your claim and see if there’s a case there. We will begin with a free case consultation to explore all the aspects of the potential case and help you understand your rights properly. Contact us today at 877-721-3423 or contact us online to book a consultation with one of our representatives. We offer our services on a contingency plan basis, meaning that you won’t pay any attorney fees unless we have successfully won the case and gotten you compensated.