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What Should I Do If I Suspect My Child May Have Been Injured During Birth?

The process of giving birth can be a chaotic experience. New parents may not even be fully aware of how many medical personnel are in the room at all times, let alone every procedure performed, medication administered and test ordered. As a result, the aftermath of the birth experience can be strangely disorienting. You may have concerns about your child’s wellbeing that you don’t quite know how to vocalize. You may have questions about your baby’s wellbeing that you aren’t receiving satisfactory answers to. Please know that you are not alone. Many parents struggle with these same challenges. And too often, parents are led to believe that they have nowhere to turn for experienced guidance.

If Your Child May Have Been Injured During the Birth Process

If you either know or suspect that your baby may have been injured during the birth process, please do not hesitate to schedule a consultation with an experienced personal injury and wrongful birth lawyer in Miami, Florida. Not all birth-related injuries are immediately apparent, nor are the causes and consequences of such injuries always immediately easy to discern. An attorney experienced in birth injury claims will be able to speak with you about your options once that Miami, FL wrongful birth lawyer learns about your birth process and your baby’s unique situation.

If it is ultimately determined that your baby was injured during the birth process, you may be able to file a legal claim against anyone (and/or any entity, like the hospital where the baby was born or the manufacturer of a medical device or medication that caused the injury) responsible for harming your child. If your claim is successful, you may be able to recover so-called financial damages that will allow you to pay for your child’s past and future medical bills related to the birth injury. Other economic and non-economic damages may be awarded as well. And importantly, your case may help to ensure that other babies are not similarly harmed in the future.

Birth Injury Claims Assistance Is Available

Struggling with the aftermath of a traumatic birth experience can leave new parents feeling drained, confused, frustrated and alienated. Please understand that you do not need to navigate your questions and concerns alone. It can often be difficult to determine at a glance whether your child has suffered injury as a result of a traumatic birth experience. And even when injuries are immediately apparent, it may be difficult to determine whether they could have been prevented by the physicians, nurses and medical facilities associated with a baby’s birth. A wrongful birth lawyer in Miami, FL can help you to navigate these challenges and obtain answers to your questions.

In addition, an experienced attorney from Needle & Ellenberg, P.A. will be able to speak with you about your options and help to ensure that your decisions are informed. Even if you choose not to pursue legal action, the process of speaking with an wrongful birth lawyer in Miami, FL will help you to avoid wondering “what if?” down the road.