Birth Injuries Can Change Lives
Doctors save lives and bring new lives into this world every minute of every day. However, when doctors make mistakes, a life may end. Newborn infants can suffer permanent injuries when doctors make mistakes during the pregnancy or in the critical moments in delivery room.
At the law office of Aiken & Scoptur, S.C., we have compassion and understanding for clients who are coping with the everyday life of having a child with a birth injury. We offer support to these families and help them determine if there is a way to hold negligent doctors or medical professionals accountable for their conduct.
We Work With a Network of Highly Regarded Medical Professionals
Mistakes, errors or negligence in the delivery room frequently cause infants to come into this world at a disadvantage. Infants suffering from cerebral palsy (CP), Erb’s palsy (resulting from shoulder dystocia), brain damage and other birth injuries will likely face challenges for their entire life. These children may require continuous medical treatment, therapy, home care and other long-term health care needs.
In our dedication to our clients, our medical malpractice attorneys perform the necessary investigation, hire the experts and use all necessary resources to uncover the negligence which may have lead to the birth injury and produce a compelling case to present to the court. Examples of negligence uncovered include:
- Failure to diagnose treatable conditions in the mother
- Failure to perform adequate fetal monitoring (showing oxygen levels in the fetus)
- Failure to perform timely C Sections when there are signs of fetal distress
- Failure to perform C Section for larger babies
- Failure to diagnose placental rupture
- Negligent use of vacuum or forceps
- Negligent delivery of breeched baby
- Other medical negligence
In addition, we handle birth injury cases involving bruising of the brain or skull fractures caused by a forced delivery, maternal/obstetric injuries and other delivery room injuries.
Our firm has obtained millions of dollars on behalf of medical malpractice victims and their families – including over $7 million in a case where the doctors failed to diagnose Group B Streptococcal infection in the mother which caused the infant to suffer from developmental delays, among other problems. View more verdicts and settlements.
Let Us Review the Facts of Your Case
When your child’s life is affected by the negligence of a medical professional, trust in the medical malpractice lawyers at our Milwaukee law firm to get you the help you need. Call (414) 914-2803 or use our online contact form to discuss your birth injury case with an experienced and compassionate attorney.