What is birth injury, and what can you do about it? A birth injury attorney can surely provide you with the best answers to your questions. FindLaw has very useful write-ups for this:
You just had a baby, and after the excitement, stress, and worry you probably experienced during your pregnancy, labor and delivery, the last thing you want to hear is that your baby suffered a birth injury. Birth injuries can occur from complications during the labor and delivery process, or result from improper prenatal medical care. FindLaw’s Birth Injury section provides in-depth information about birth injuries and the legal rights of those you have suffered harm. In this section, you can also find pregnancy safety resources and links to birth injury resources.Show More »
Learn About Birth Injury
Birth Injury OverviewA look at the law surrounding birth injuries. Learn about the distinction between injuries that occur during birth and birth defects, the requirements for proving a case involving complications during delivery, how to get legal help, and more.
Cerebral Palsy and Erbs PalsyInformation on the causes, signs, and symptoms of cerebral palsy and Erbs (or brachical) palsy. While both conditions typically result from complications during pregnancy or child delivery, they differ when it comes to their effects and treatment.
Who Can Be Sued After a Birth Injury?Depending on the circumstances, doctors, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and other medical professionals can be sued for birth injuries. Learn about the different circumstances in which each individual or group may be held liable.
Birth Injury FAQFrequently asked questions on the different types of birth injuries and birth injury lawsuits. Find the answers to your questions regarding medical malpractice, hospital and doctor liability, damages, and the causes of birth injuries.
Birth Injury ResourcesImportant resources regarding birth injuries and defects. You’ll find links to a number of national health organizations, including the FDA’s Office of Women’s Health, the National Birth Defects Prevention Network, and United Cerebral Palsy.
Pregnancy Safety Resources (FDA)A collection of resources explaining a number of pregnancy safety issues. Learn about which foods to stay away from, which medicines are safe to take while pregnant, and which kinds of x-rays could affect an unborn child.
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