A child who is injured during birth due to the negligence of a doctor or other medical professional may end up needing continued medical care for the rest of his or her life. This care can be extremely expensive. If you believe that your child suffered a birth injury due to medical malpractice, it is critical that you enlist an attorney with the experience, skill and resources to pursue full compensation. Turn to the trusted team at Munday & Nathan in Chicago.
Since 1991, our lawyers have been standing up for injured babies and their parents throughout Illinois and nationwide. We have earned a reputation for results thanks to many multimillion-dollar, headline-making victories on behalf of victims of negligence.Advocates in All Birth Injury Cases
We handle all birth injury claims, including those that involve:
- Erb's palsy and Klumpke's palsy: These conditions may be the result of damage to the brachial plexus during childbirth, typically due to shoulder dystocia.
- Cerebral palsy: This condition may be the result of damage to the brain during childbirth, often in the form of oxygen deprivation.
- Brain injuries: In addition to Cerebral palsy, oxygen deprivation and other brain damage can result in many varieties of mental and physical issues.
- Facial paralysis: This condition may be the result of too much pressure on the face, resulting in damage to the nerves that leads to an inability to close eyes and more.
The negligence that causes birth injuries can come in many forms, from improper prenatal care to failure to perform a cesarean section (C-section) to misuse of vacuum extraction and more. Our work in these cases begins by conducting a thorough investigation to determine what exactly went wrong. With that information, we can build a case designed to hold the negligent party accountable and seek full compensation for the child and family.Free Consultations About Birth Error Claims
We encourage you to contact us as soon as possible if you believe you have a birth injury claim. Call us at (312) 346-5678 or send us an email. We handle every medical malpractice case on a contingency basis, which means you pay nothing unless we get you compensation.