Birth Injury Cases

There are few things as nerve-wracking on a family as a childbirth. When things do not go as expected during birth, it can place an incredible emotional and financial strain on a family. This is doubly true when the birth injury is caused by the malpractice of the doctor or other healthcare provider. When a birth injury is caused by negligence, it is possible the family can receive compensation for the doctor’s mistake.

The legal team at Melrose Law is experienced in investigating and litigating birth injury lawsuits. We have the knowledge and resources to provide the best possible legal representation, and the empathy to provide compassionate assistance while you and your family deals with the healing or grieving process.

If your child was harmed at birth or during childbirth by the negligence of others, Melrose Law may be able to file a claim against the hospital or other medical provider to help give you the financial relief that you deserve. Many birth injuries will carry a significant financial cost down the road, including additional medical care, equipment, or specialized schooling to help your child recover and thrive. The lawyers at Melrose Law are experienced at developing these theories of recoveries, and getting you and your family the relief necessary for you to move forward.

Some of the most common birth injuries include:

  • Delay in ordering a Caesarian Section (C-section)
  • Forceps Injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Hypoxia
  • Negligent Vacuum Use
  • Injuries as a result of failure to order Ultrasounds or
    other diagnostic testing

Not every complication from medication is medical malpractice, but you will not know whether you have a case without talking to an experienced lawyer who can evaluate and investigate your claim. You should call Melrose Law at 800-222-2430 for a free consultation, and our lawyers will evaluate your claim and let you know if it is a claim that we can help you pursue.

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$3.025 Million settlement by Mark R. Melrose and co-counsel in a medical malpractice case for 40 year old man who suffered a devastating stroke after his surgeon failed to diagnose the cause of his bowel infarction. The doctor failed to read the echocardiogram which had clear evidence of a blood clot. This clot then broke apart and caused the stroke.

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