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The Effects of a Brain Injury at Birth

A brain injury during birth can result in mental retardation, cerebral palsy and various developmental delays of your baby. Detecting a birth injury of this nature may take months or years, as the signs of a brain injury may not immediately present themselves. An injury to the brain of your newborn can be the result of medical malpractice during the delivery process. If detected quickly, techniques such as brain cooling can be performed to reduce the effects of an injury. Failure to correctly diagnose and treat a brain injury is form of negligence and the responsible person can be legally liable for their actions.

A lack of oxygen to the baby's brain can be caused by neglecting to perform a timely C-section, improper delivery methods, labor and delivery problems and failure to correctly monitor the baby's heart rate, among others. It can be devastating to have your newborn suffer a birth injury and those responsible for causing it need to be held accountable. In the event that medical malpractice has resulted in a brain injury to your child, a California birth injury attorney from Bostwick and Peterson LLP can seek justice for you and your family.

How a Birth Injury Attorney Can Help

As lawyers with over 60 years of combined experience, we know the detailed legal process that must take place to gain compensation for your family. We are listed in the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyer Association and have been classified as Super Lawyer. We are members of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers and the Litigation Counsel of America. Our success has been proven by collecting over $500 million for our clients for their medical malpractice and personal injury cases.

You have rights and they need to be protected. We can thoroughly asses all of the details of your case, and, if needed, take effective legal action to pursue compensation for you and your family's suffering.

If your newborn suffered a brain injury through medical malpractice, contact a California birth injury lawyer for effective legal assistance.

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