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Birth Paralysis

Did Your Doctor’s Actions Cause A Serious Birth Injury?

There are a numerous signs and symptoms during pregnancy, delivery, and post-partum that medical professionals are trained to recognize and treat in order to prevent serious and potentially life-threatening injuries from occurring. One of the most dangerous types of birth injuries is paralysis, which can be caused by a wide range of complications during pregnancy and delivery. Unfortunately, a considerable number of these injuries are caused by the actions or inactions of your doctor. If this is the case, you deserve the chance to pursue your legal options.

Call our firm at (312) 313-0202 to discuss your case over the phone today.

Our Chicago birth injury attorneys at Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. have spent decades handling all types of birth injury cases, and will help you put together a plan of action that best suits your needs and your family’s needs. Contact us today to discuss your potential case with a member of our firm and learn what your legal options are.

Types Of Birth Paralysis

Birth injuries that cause paralysis can occur in a number of ways, including physical trauma inflicted during delivery, issues during pregnancy, lack of oxygen, infection, and more. Some types of birth paralysis include:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus injuries/Erb’s Palsy
  • Klumpke’s Palsy

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Do You Know What Your Next Step Should Be?

If your child suffered a serious birth injury, it’s in your best interest to reach out to an experienced attorney to discuss your legal options. At Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., we have spent decades representing clients and through our efforts have secured more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements. Give us a call at (312) 313-0202 to speak with one of our Chicago birth injury lawyers over the phone today, or set up a free case evaluation by filling out our online form.

  • Experience

    Since 1993 when we first opened the doors of our law practice, Power Rogers & Smith has handled some of the largest personal injury cases for plaintiffs in the state of Illinois – and won. With our experience, we aren’t afraid to stand up to large corporations and insurance companies in court.

  • Success

    Power Rogers & Smith has won more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements for its clients – that’s $800 million more than our closest competitor since 2000. These results include many record-setting and regulation-changing outcomes as well, including a $100 million settlement for victims of a trucking accident – Illinois’ largest injury award to a single family.

  • Contingency Fee

    Victims of tragic and life-altering accidents are suffering – physically, emotionally, and financially. We take the financial burden off victims by working on a contingent fee. This means that you do not pay unless/until we secure a financial recovery for you. You focus on healing. We’ll take care of the rest.

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Common Birth Injury Questions

  • What is a birth injury?

    A: The term “birth injury” refers to trauma suffered by a mother or her child during labor and delivery. Sadly, “birth injury” typically refers to an injury sustained by the child and can include physical injuries such as broken bones or injuries caused by misdiagnosis of oxygen deprivation, etc.

  • Who is Responsible for a Child’s Birth Defects?

    A: Liability for any personal injury can be complicated, and birth injuries are no exception. If you suspect that your child’s injury or medical complications are the result of a negligent doctor or hospital, speak with an attorney immediately.

  • Was My Child’s Injury Preventable?

    A: Any injury caused by the carelessness or neglect of a medical professional is preventable. When a doctor fails to diagnose maternal or fetal distress, for example, the resulting birth injury is almost always preventable.