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Compassionate Birth Injury Lawyers In Ohio

At Karp Steiger, we compassionately help families identify and handle difficult situations where medical negligence is responsible for an injury to their child. As parents, our attorneys appreciate and understand the emotional and financial toll a child’s birth injury can have on an entire family. A child’s birth injury can lead to immense confusion, frustration, and mental anguish, causing people to become confused about what to do following a birth injury. Our team in Beachwood and Cleveland can assist you in any situation where your child is injured at birth, including instances of physician failure to identify prenatal complications, incompetence in responding to fetal distress during labor or failure to properly deliver the child during the delivery process. These issues can lead to lifelong complications for the child, and dealing with these complications can be emotionally and financially exhausting for all those involved.

Depending on the facts of your case, we may be able to help you determine your next steps following a child’s birth injury. We can help determine liability and potential compensation after conducting a thorough and exhaustive investigation into the causes of the child’s birth injury.

How Birth Injuries Occur

Birth injuries during labor and delivery can happen for various reasons. Some common causes include:

  • Poor prenatal care
  • Lack of oxygen (hypoxia)
  • Failure to prevent or treat infections
  • Negligent use of delivery tools in assisted deliveries
  • Inadequate monitoring of the baby’s vital signs
  • Failure to perform a necessary Cesarean section

In the whirlwind after your child’s birth, you might not have any answers as to what went wrong. Our birth injury lawyers can help you get the clarity you deserve about what factors contributed to the injuries and which parties were negligent.

Types Of Birth Injuries

The consequences of a birth injury can range from mild to severe, with some requiring lifelong care. Common types include:

We understand the emotional and physical toll that serious injuries such as these can take on your family. Our attorneys are here to provide the support and legal guidance you need during this difficult time.

Challenges In Birth Injury Cases

The stakes are incredibly high in birth injury cases. Your child might have lifelong complications resulting from their birth. As a result, the damages and amount of compensation that may be available in these cases are often significant.

Additionally, pursuing a birth injury claim involves going up against powerful opponents such as health care institutions and malpractice insurers. Our birth injury lawyers are well-equipped to handle these challenges. We have a proven track record of success, recovering hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients over the years. We are ready to navigate the complexities of your case with compassion and determination.

Talk To Our Team For Guidance On Your Legal Options

If you believe you or a loved one has been affected by a child’s birth injury, call the attorneys at Karp Steiger, at 216-696-3515 for a free case consultation. We will gladly meet with you anytime and anywhere at a time and place that is most convenient for you.