After paying close attention to provide the best pre-natal care, and enjoying a healthy pregnancy, parents expect the birth of a baby to provide cause for celebration and anticipation for a bright future. Hopefully, most families can achieve the happiness they deserve. But if you suspect medical negligence contributed to injuries to your child, a NY City birth injury attorney at the law office of Weinstein, Chase, Messinger & Peters can help you seek the compensation you and your child need—potentially for a lifetime.
Not every birth injury justifies legal action, but complications before or during birth can cause injury when handled negligently, including the following:
And all too often, babies suffer from two conditions often caused by medical errors:
The birth injury lawyers in NYC at Weinstein, Chase, Messinger & Peters help clients in the metropolitan area who face a lifetime of issues resulting from these and other issues.
After conducting a two-year study between 1999 and 2000, the U.S. National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health concluded that 1.1 percent of over 37,000 cesarean deliveries had an identified fetal injury—including skin laceration, cephalohematoma, clavicular fracture, brachial plexus, skull fracture, or facial nerve palsy. Our birth injury lawyers have the experience and medical resources to recognize many symptoms indicative of C-section injury. And our NYC c-section injury malpractice attorneys can also help parents seek justice when injuries occur as the result of delayed cesarean delivery.
If you or your child suffered injury due to medical mistakes, hospital negligence, or physician errors before or during childbirth, contact an experienced NYC birth injury lawyer at Weinstein, Chase, Messinger & Peters, P.C. with any questions you may have about your legal rights. Our attorneys can help victims of birth injury errors and other forms of medical malpractice in the NYC metropolitan area when you schedule a free case consultation and evaluation. Even more than lawyers, we consider ourselves client counselors. Let’s look ahead. Together.
At the New York personal injury law firm of Weinstein, Chase, Messinger & Peters, P.C. in Brooklyn, New York, we represent clients throughout the New York (NYC) metropolitan area, including the five boroughs: Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Queens. The counties we serve include Suffolk County, Nassau County, Westchester County, and Putnam County.