Our Michigan birth injury and cerebral palsy lawyers recognize that you may have many questions if your child was born with a birth injury that could have been prevented. We attempt to answer many of these questions here. Of course, you probably have many questions specific to your situation that need the attention and expertise of a birth injury attorney.

Yes, you can file a Michigan birth trauma case if the medical malpractice was a cause of your child’s birth defect or mental retardation. The money damages sought for your child will include the costs of lifetime care, which is often in the millions of dollars.

A “birth trauma” case refers to a lawsuit or case filed on behalf of a baby or child that suffered some type of birth injury. These typically relate to injuries suffered before birth (in utero), at the time of delivery, or immediately after birth. Injuries frequently seen include cerebral palsy, erbs palsy, and shoulder dystocia. Because the injuries are often significant, including brain damage, these cases need the attention of an experienced birth injury lawyer.

Yes, you can sue the Michigan hospital or doctor if an unborn child becomes entangled in an umbilical cord. An unborn child who becomes entangled in an umbilical cord can suffer serious and permanent injuries, including brain damage. The flow of oxygen and blood is cut off to the baby when an umbilical cord is wrapped around the neck or in some other compromising position during gestation, labor, or delivery. This lack of oxygen and blood can lead to permanent brain injury and consequences.

Michigan hospitals and doctors should be trained properly to know when an unborn child is entangled in an umbilical cord. If an infant suffers birth injuries to an umbilical cord complication, the parents of the child can file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Michigan hospital or doctor who was negligent in the care of the unborn child. These types of lawsuits seek compensation for injuries to the child and also for the significant expenses it will take to care for the child over his or her lifetime.

If you or someone you know has a newborn baby who suffers permanent injuries from entanglement in an umbilical cord, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case. Call our top rated experienced Michigan umbilical cord complication attorneys at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

Yes, you can file a lawsuit for birth injuries caused from umbilical cord complications. Doctors and hospitals are trained to promptly recognize when the umbilical cord poses a danger to the baby and then take necessary steps to prevent injury or harm to the child. Medical errors in this situation causing birth injuries can lead to the filing of a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Lawsuits for birth injuries caused from umbilical cord complications due to medical mistakes include failure to monitor cord blood velocities, failure to conduct high resolution ultrasound to detect umbilical cord complications, failure to perform caesarian section in, failure to detect cord knots and nuchal cord (umbilical cord wrapped around part of the body), and failure to perform color Doppler sonogram studies.

If you or someone you know has a newborn baby who suffers permanent injuries from umbilical cord complications, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case. Call our top rated experienced Michigan umbilical cord complication lawyers at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

Yes, you can sue the Michigan physician if your newborn baby suffers from forceps injuries. Properly trained and skilled physicians regularly use forceps without injury or incident to the baby, but there are occasions when they are used improperly, such as excessive force, and this causes damage to the brain as well as other permanent injuries. If a medical mistake such as this occurs, and the baby suffers permanent injuries due to a forceps injury during delivery, the parents of the child can pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Michigan physician. This type of lawsuit seeks compensation for the injuries to the child and also for the significant expenses it would take to care for the child for his or her lifetime.

If you or someone you know has a newborn who suffers permanent damage from forceps birth injuries, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case. Call our top rated experienced Michigan forceps injury attorney at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

Yes, you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit in Michigan if your child suffers forceps injuries during delivery. Forceps birth injuries can result into serious complications for the baby, and if these injuries were caused due to a medical mistake or negligence by a Michigan physician or other medical provider, you do have legal rights.

Child birth complications such as breech position, prolonged labor or large baby delivery may require the use of forceps to deliver the baby safely. However, forceps must be used carefully due to the seriousness of injury that can be caused due to misuse. Babies injured by forceps at birth can require a lifetime of special needs and accommodations due to forceps injuries.

Physicians should be properly trained to use forceps without injury or incident, however when a medical mistake occurs and a baby suffers permanent damages, a medical malpractice lawsuit can be pursued. This type of lawsuit would seek compensation for the injuries to the child and also for the significant expenses it will take to care for the child over his or her lifetime.

If you or someone you know has a newborn who suffers permanent damage from forceps birth injuries, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case. Call our top rated experienced Michigan forceps birth injury lawyers at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

Yes, you can sue the Michigan doctor for the failure to diagnose hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy is a medical condition in which damage is caused to the brain due to lack of both oxygen and blood flow to the brain. This type of brain injury can be permanent and have lifelong effects on your child and the care needed for your child over his or her lifetime.

Doctors and nurses should be highly trained to recognize the common symptoms of hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy. This includes both symptoms before birth and at the time of delivery. When a doctor or nurse fails to diagnose hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, the injuries or harm to the child can be devastating.

If you or someone you know has a newborn that suffers injuries from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy due to a doctor’s failure to diagnose the condition, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced birth injury lawyers. Our Michigan attorneys will start working on your case immediately obtaining and reviewing all the medical records to prove and win your case.

Yes, if your newborn suffers from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, you should hire the best possible Michigan birth injury lawyer to look into the possibilities of a possible medical malpractice lawsuit. Many of times when a newborn suffers from hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, it is due to the doctor or nurses failure to timely diagnose and treat a newborn for this condition, and as a result the child suffers serious permanent injuries, including brain injury. To prove this type of case, it must be established that the child had hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, it was not timely diagnosed or treated, and if it was properly treated then the newborn would not have suffered any serious injury or harm. That is why it is best to hire an experienced birth injury attorney to look into these possibilities and represent you in your birth injury medical malpractice lawsuit.

Our Michigan birth injury medical malpractice attorneys specialize in birth injury and have significant experience in handling hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy lawsuits. We represent our clients under our No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees until we prove and win your case and have a track record of obtaining sizeable settlements for injured children and their family. Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 or simply fill out the Get Help Now box to the right of this page and “Click to Send.” We will be in contact with you shortly.

Yes, you can file a Michigan birth injury lawsuit, if your child suffers anoxic encephalopathy due to a doctor or nurse’s failure to timely diagnose the condition and treat your newborn. Doctors and nurses should be highly trained to recognize the common symptoms of anoxic encephalopathy. This includes both symptoms before birth and at the time of delivery. If the condition is timely diagnosed, there are certain management measures that can be taken to minimize the injury or harm to the child.

The failure to timely diagnose and treat a newborn with anoxic encephalopathy can give rise to a birth injury lawsuit for medical malpractice. To prove this type of case, it must b established that the child had anoxic encephalopathy, it was not timely diagnosed or treated, and if it was properly treated then the newborn would not have suffered any serious injury or harm.

Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys can prove these elements of the case for your child. The settlements in these cases are typically very significant because the negligent medical providers must compensate both the child and the family for the lifetime of damages and for the necessary funds to provide the best care and education for the child. To learn more about how an anoxic encephalopathy lawsuit can help your child and your family, call our Michigan birth injury medical malpractice law team now at (800) 606-1717.

Yes, you can sue the Michigan doctor for the failure to diagnose anoxic encephalopathy. Anoxic encephalopathy is classified medically as a birth injury wherein the infant fails to receive ample quality of glucose and oxygen to the brain. The lack of oxygen and vital nutrients results in serious damage to the infant’s brain. This type of brain injury can be permanent and have lifelong effects on your child and the care needed for your child over his or her lifetime.

Doctors and nurses should be highly trained to recognize the common symptoms of anoxic encephalopathy. This includes both symptoms before birth and at the time of delivery. When a doctor or nurse fails to diagnose anoxic encephalopathy, the injuries or harm to the child can be devastating.

If you or someone you know has a newborn that suffers injuries from anoxic encephalopathy due to a doctor’s failure to diagnose the condition, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced birth injury lawyers. Our Michigan attorneys will start working on your case immediately obtaining and reviewing all the medical records to prove and win your case.

Yes, you can sue the Michigan doctor, hospital, or delivery nurse for injuries from shoulder dystocia during labor. Shoulder dystocia occurs when the baby’s head is able to be delivered through the vagina but the shoulders get stuck in the mother’s body. When this happens, both the mother and the baby can suffer injuries.

The treating doctor and medical providers should evaluate the pregnant woman to identify whether or not she is a high risk factor for shoulder dystocia. When the risk factors are identified, the treating doctors and medical providers should anticipate a potential problem at the time of delivery and take precautionary measures. When a pregnant woman is a high risk factor for shoulder dystocia, and the doctors fail to identify those risk factors, and the mother or baby suffer injuries due to shoulder dystocia taking place during labor, the parents of the child do have the legal right to sue the Michigan doctor.

Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 if you or a family member suffers injuries due to shoulder dystocia during labor. Our experienced Michigan medical malpractice birth injury lawyers will investigate your case immediately gathering all the medical records and evidence to prove and win your case. We will represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means no legal fees until we prove and win your case.

The treating doctors and medical providers should identify if as an expecting mother if you are a high risk factor for shoulder dystocia. This medical condition occurs during the birth of a child and pregnant woman are at risk for shoulder dystocia during deliver when the baby is very large, the mother has diabetes, the mother is pregnant with twins or multiple births, the mother is obese, the delivery occurs after the baby’s due date, and the mother has a history of shoulder dystocia in the past.

When risk factors for shoulder dystocia are not identified, the treating doctors and medical providers are not prepared and the chance shoulder dystocia taking place during delivery is high. When shoulder dystocia takes place, both the mother and baby can suffer injuries.

If you or someone you know suffers injuries from shoulder dystocia or has a child who suffers injuries due to shoulder dystocia, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan shoulder dystocia lawyers. We will obtain all of your medical records and have them reviewed by our medical experts. If our medical team determines that you received improper medical care, we will file a Michigan medical malpractice lawsuit seeking all damages allowed under Michigan law.

It is considered medical malpractice if a doctor or hospital fails to recognize or ignore the signs and symptoms of an umbilical cord prolapse complication, and the baby suffers an injury as a result. Umbilical cord prolapse occurs when the umbilical cord slips into the vagina after the water breaks (or membrane ruptures). As the baby moves down the cervix during delivery, it puts pressure on the umbilical cord, cutting off the oxygen supply. This umbilical cord complication is a medical emergency.

Doctors, hospitals, and many labor and delivery nurses are trained to detect an umbilical cord prolapse. If they do not detect umbilical cord prolapse or ignore the signs and symptoms of umbilical cord prolapse, and the baby suffers injuries as a result of that failure, medical malpractice has taken place, and parents of the children do have the right to file a lawsuit against the negligent doctor, hospital, or delivery nurse.

Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan umbilical cord prolapse complication lawyer. We will obtain all of your medical records and have them reviewed by our medical experts. If our medical team determines that you received improper medical care, we will file a Michigan medical malpractice lawsuit seeking all damages allowed under Michigan law.

Yes, when a medical mistake occurs and a baby suffers permanent injuries due to an umbilical cord prolapse complication, the parents of the child can often pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit. These lawsuits seek compensation for the injuries to the child and also for the significant expenses it will take to care for the child over his or her lifetime, and are usually filed against the Michigan hospital or doctor that was negligent. Damages often include medical expenses, special education expenses, and even necessary housing costs. It is important when pursuing this type of lawsuit, that you hire an experienced medical malpractice attorney who specializes in birth injury lawsuits.

Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan medical malpractice lawyers today. Our attorneys specialize in birth injury lawsuits and have a track record of obtaining sizeable settlements for injured children and their parents. We can do the same for you. Call today.

In order to prove birth defect injuries caused by premature birth were due to the negligence of the nurse and/or hospital, a Michigan birth defect lawyer must prove that the birth defects were caused by an error made during labor. At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C, medical records will be reviewed by board certified physicians to identify all areas of care that would be determined to be unacceptable. Our medical team will then determine if you received improper medical care, we will file a medical malpractice lawsuit seeking all damages allowed under Michigan law.

If you or someone you know has given birth to a premature baby who suffers permanent injuries from premature labor, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case. Call our top rated experienced Michigan premature birth injury lawyer at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

Yes, you can sue if your twins or triplets were born premature. Infants that are born prematurely are at higher risk for birth defects since they are often underdeveloped and have a low birth weight. Often times, these birth defects can affect the infant for the rest of their lives. Infants that are born earlier than 32 weeks and weigh less than three and a half pounds are at a substantially greater risk of infection or permanent disabilities such as cerebral palsy.

Trained nurses should be able to identify situations in which a twin or triplet might suffer serious injuries due to a premature birth and take all steps necessary to prevent injury or harm to the babies. If you had twins or triplets and went into preterm labor and your physician did not try to prolong the pregnancy or take other action to prevent injury or harm to the babies, you may have the legal right to file a Michigan birth injury lawsuit.

If you or someone you know delivered twin or triplets who suffers permanent injuries from premature labor, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case. Call our top rated experienced Michigan premature birth injury lawyer at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.

Yes, you can sue the hospital for failure to prevent a premature birth injury if your baby suffers from premature birth injuries. A normal pregnancy lasts about nine months, or between 38 and 42 months. A premature birth occurs when an infant is born before reaching 37 weeks. Prematurely born infant often have a number of serious medical conditions and complications, including infection and sepsis, underdeveloped lungs, anemia, vision problems and blindness, and more.

The doctors and medical staff should attempt to prolong pregnancy until the baby has made it to, or very near to, the full term, giving the child more time to devlop. Sometimes, it may not be possible to delay the delivery of a child. However, if the physician does not make an effort to prolong the pregnancy and the baby is born prematurely and suffers from a birth defect, the physician or medical staff may be liable for failing to take the necessary and proper action that may have prevented an injury to the baby.

It is necessary to contact an experienced birth injury lawyer to review the records so that a determination can be made as to whether you and your child are entitled to compensation for the premature injuries. Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one Michigan birth injury attorneys to discuss your case. We offer a free consultation and will represent you and your family under our No Fee Promise, meaning you do not pay any legal fees until we prove and win your case.

Yes, you can file a Michigan lawsuit for premature birth injuries, if the injuries were caused due to the Michigan doctor or hospitals failure to take necessary steps to prevent premature birth injuries. Physicians and hospitals are trained to identify mothers in preterm labor and take necessary steps to prevent injury or harm to the baby. If you went into preterm labor and your physician did not try to prolong the pregnancy or take other action to prevent injury or harm to the baby, you may have legal rights to file a Michigan birth injury lawsuit.

It is necessary to contact an experienced birth injury lawyer to review the records so that a determination can be made as to whether you and your child are entitled to compensation for your injuries. Call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one birth injury lawyers in Michigan to discuss your case. We offer a free consultation and will represent you and your family under our No Fee Promise, meaning you do not pay any legal fees until we prove and win your case.