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:
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 nearly 40 years. Learn more about birth injuries and how Sokolove Law can help, by visiting the links below.
Sokolove Law has successfully secured $365 Million for families of children injured at birth.
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.
These are just a few of the common costs associated with caring for a child with a birth injury. At Sokolove Law, our network of birth injury lawyers has nearly 40 years of experience representing families like yours. If your child’s birth injury was the result of a medical mistake, we may be able to help your family get the compensation you deserve – compensation that may help you care for your child.
Call Sokolove Law today or fill out the form on this page for a free, confidential consultation. Our team is available to review the care you received and help answer questions.