Helping Families For Over 40 Years
Injuries that occur during labor or childbirth are among the most tragic in all of medicine. When an infant is irreparably injured due to the negligence of a doctor or hospital staff, their life is forever changed. The child suffers the loss of their own potential. The family suffers the financial burden of caring for the child. Both child and family suffer the loss of a normal life.
If your child was injured during childbirth and you have questions about whether this injury could have been avoided, we invite you to call 412-281-4100 to schedule a free consultation today.
Our Pennsylvania birth injury attorneys have been helping victims of birth injuries and their families for over 30 years. We understand that injuries that occur during childbirth have a devastating effect, both financially and emotionally. Medical bills and the costs of caring for the child over the course of their life can be astronomical. Parents have a deep need to understand what has happened, and why. They need to know whether there was anything that could have been done to prevent this injury from occurring. We have recovered compensation for children suffering from anoxic brain injuries, Cerebral Palsy, Erb’s Palsy, shoulder dystocia, and brachial plexus injuries as a result of medical malpractice or negligence. In addition, we have successfully handled cases in which doctors failed to diagnose conditions such as congenital heart defects, serious infections, and other life-threatening medical issues.
Frequently Asked Questions
Statute of Limitations – “How long do I have to file a medical malpractice claim?”
In cases in which that time limit may be longer. In cases where the injured person is a minor, the standard two-year statute of limitations does not begin to run until the child reaches the age of 18. Thus, a claim for damages related to an injury to a child can typically be filed any time before the individual reaches the age of 20 years. There are other factors that may influence the statute of limitations. Read more on this, or call (412) 281-4100 to speak with an attorney about your situation.
How Much Does It Cost To Speak With An Attorney?
Our legal consultations are always free unless we recover money for you. During the course of our investigation into your medical malpractice claim, we advance any costs that we deem necessary in the proper handling of your case. If we do not recover money for you, you do not have to return any of the costs incurred associated with your case. This is called the Contingent Fee.