If you or a loved one has been a victim of birth injury medical malpractice, we would first like to express our deepest sympathies and condolences. No one should ever have to experience such a traumatizing injury, and the after-effects can be truly devastating. If you have suffered a birth injury or other type of medical malpractice, please contact our experienced Tampa Bay injury attorneys right away. We are here to help you and recover the compensation you deserve. Schedule a free consultation today.
Birth Injury Medical Malpractice | Understanding Birth Injuries
There are a number of factors that are important to know about injuries that occur to babies during the birth process. The most important factor is that you have two years from the time that you knew or reasonably should’ve known that a claim occurred. With a child, that statutory period can be extended to the eighth birthday of the child because babies can’t tell us when something is wrong and sometimes the physicians don’t discover it within that two-year time period. It’s important to – you know your baby better than anybody – to talk to your physicians to find out if it was a difficult labor delivery and you feel like your baby isn’t developing normally – talk to your pediatrician about that. Learn more, and then get your medical records for further evaluation.
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Birth Injury Medical Malpractice | Taking Action Against Negligent Doctors
If a physician tells you that something has occurred because it was their fault, you should ask that physician for a copy of your medical records. You should take them to a seasoned medical malpractice lawyer who can perform an evaluation for you. Here at Morgenstern and Herd we have a medical background. We evaluate and look at our client’s medical records in order to determine whether or not we can obtain an expert who will testify on your behalf and help seek recovery for the injuries that occurred to a physician, especially a physician who admits he’s at fault.
If you or a loved one has been injured through negligence by a healthcare provider, contact Morgenstern & Herd, P.A. in Florida today to arrange a free initial consultation and preliminary case review. Our lawyers handle all personal injury and wrongful death cases on a contingent fee basis.