Medical malpractice can come in numerous forms and can put many people in danger. However, few forms of medical malpractice are more devastating than a negligent act resulting in the harm of a baby during pregnancy or delivery. Birth injuries are some of the worst types of damages that can arise from medical negligence.
If you are an expecting or new parent, you need to know all about birth injuries and what they mean for you and your family. Having an idea of the different types of birth injuries can help you recognize your rights to file a lawsuit should someone’s negligence play a role in your baby’s injuries.
Below, we’ll discuss some of the most common types of birth injuries. These injuries often have long-term effects on your baby’s life, including the ability to develop
, muscle tone, and more. We’ll also explain the potential legal options available to pursue justice.
These are some of the most common birth injuries:
Read below to learn about each of these injuries.
Call our firm at (800) 294-6637 to discuss your rights after a birth injury.
Cerebral palsy is a condition that encompasses multiple disorders. All the problems associated with cerebral palsy can impact a baby’s brain, leading to issues with posture, muscle tone, and more. Unfortunately, cerebral palsy is one of the more common types of birth injuries, and it has a significant impact on a baby’s life.