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Traumatic Brain Injuries at Birth: Holding Negligent Medical Professionals Liable for their Actions

Traumatic brain injuries are common kinds of birth injuries. Such injuries can develop because of a trauma to a baby’s skull or brain or due to a lack of oxygen flow to their brain before, during, or after birth. A lot of brain and head injuries can be prevented, especially when they result from negligent medical care. Brain injuries caused by medical negligence can lead to devastating effects that impact a baby’s motor skills and cognitive functions.

Hiring a Birth Injury Attorney to Help Parents Recover Compensation

Experienced birth injury attorneys have represented infants who sustained preventable birth injuries including traumatic brain injuries. They know how stressful and emotionally taxing a birth injury case is. They offer compassionate representation and work to reduce the burden by holding accountable the medical providers who caused a child’s injury. Assigning liability for a traumatic brain injury at birth can be hard because medical professionals will deny liability outright.

Medical experts are expected to offer a standard of medical care before, during, or after childbirth to the mother and the newborn. They breach this duty if they offer negligent care and can be held liable for the resulting harm. A birth injury lawyer can bring a TBI lawsuit against a negligent medical professional who can be a doctor, nurse, other staff, a medical facility, or a hospital.

What Could Cause Infant Head Injuries?

Head injuries are a common kind of birth injury and the main cause of infant fatalities and permanent disabilities like cerebral palsy. Typically, these birth injuries occur due to congenital disabilities and defects, oxygen deprivation during pregnancy or childbirth, as well as external head trauma during delivery.

Congenital disabilities and defects cannot be avoided; however, oxygen deprivation and external trauma can directly result from medical negligence and malpractice. In TBI cases related to medical practice, a birth injury attorney will carefully a child’s birth records to determine if malpractice happened. If so, the parents of the injured child can pursue compensation for their child’s injuries and damages. Such compensation includes present damages such as medical bills and pain and suffering as well as compensation necessary for a lifetime of care and lost earning capacity.

The best lawyer will work hard to hold negligent medical experts for every penny they owe to the injured patient and their families. This allows families to obtain a partial measure of justice they deserve.

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