San Francisco Birth Injury Lawyers

Medical malpractice related to pregnancy and childbirth can have devastating life-long consequences for children who suffer birth injuries. Medical negligence throughout pregnancy or during labor and delivery, failure to diagnose a problematic condition, failure to adequately monitor changes and progress, failure to identify fetal distress, and failure to perform a C-section in a timely manner in cases of breach birth and other labor and delivery problems, are all examples of malpractice that can cause serious birth injuries.

Trial attorneys at Abramson Smith Waldsmith, LLP, have extensive experience representing children and parents whose children were harmed by negligent or inadequate medical care. Our law firm has developed the resources and the relationships with medical experts to build strong cases and to determine and effectively demonstrate liability in birth injury cases.

Hypoxia, or lack of oxygen during delivery, can cause brain damage, cerebral palsy, and epilepsy. Inadequate response to shoulder dystocia during delivery can cause fetal asphyxia, seizures, brachial plexus palsy, and bone fractures. Each of these conditions represents an enormous economic burden on families over a lifetime.

While no amount of money can compensate for injury to a child, our lawyers are committed to securing full and fair coverage for all damages and losses, including long-term disability care and other medical expenses that frequently are not adequately covered by insurance. We understand that effective representation in birth injury cases requires not only exceptional trial skills, but also the ability to respond to worried and grieving parents.

Throughout our personal injury practice, we devote our full personal attention to every case we accept. Our clients benefit from our long experience, our firm's resources and reputation, and our depth of legal knowledge. If your child suffered an injury during birth, we can help. We invite you to contact our law offices today.