Birth Injury

Every day, patients trust healthcare providers to give advice and care related to a variety of health problems. But sometimes mistakes occur, resulting in permanent, life-changing, or even fatal injury.

A birth injury is any type of injury sustained by an infant as a result of medical error or negligence during pregnancy or childbirth. Common birth injuries include:

  • Cerebral Palsy (CP)
  • Erb’s Palsy
  • Skull fracturing
  • Facial-nerve damage
  • Bleeding or lack of oxygen inside the brain

Many times, these injuries could have been prevented. If you suspect that your child’s birth injury may have been a medical mistake, it is important to understand that you have legal rights and options.

Sokolove Law has been fighting for the victims of birth injuries and medical malpractice for more than 40 years. Learn more about birth injuries and how Sokolove Law can help, by visiting the links below.

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Sokolove Law has successfully secured $365 Million for families of children injured at birth.

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Birth Injury Childcare: Costs, Time Commitments, and Necessary Resources

For many families, taking care of a disabled child can be costly. Medications, therapy, counseling, rehabilitation, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, schooling, assistive devices and special recreational activities can be overwhelming expenses.

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the average lifetime cost for one person with cerebral palsy is estimated at $921,000.

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