If an Aurora doctor failed to address an umbilical cord issue during the birth of your child, your baby may be dealing with serious injuries as a result. The conditions that your baby is facing may be long-lasting or even permanent. Although it may feel like a hopeless situation, you have options when it comes to pursuing compensation from the doctor who caused the injury.
Medical issues are often complicated, and it can be hard to understand how the medical error happened. This difficulty is especially true if you are also grieving the situation and overcome with emotion or stress. The Birth Injury Lawyers Group offers a free consultation to learn more about your options.
Working with a Birth Injury Lawyer from Our Firm
Most parents who are coping with the aftermath of a birth injury feel overwhelmed and unsure of how to proceed. You may be so focused on helping your baby that you feel like pursuing compensation is too complicated.
Fortunately, you can work with an attorney on your case and get the fair outcome that you deserve. The medical expenses involved with a birth injury and the ongoing medical care costs can add up very quickly.
Damages You Can Pursue
There are a variety of damages that you can recover in a lawsuit for a birth injury. Those damages can range from:
- Medical expenses, both past and in the future
- Diminished quality of life for the child
- Mental distress for the parents and the child
- Permanent disability
- Pain and suffering
You may even be able to collect damages for your time away from work or any miscellaneous costs you paid during the care of your child.
How We Can Help You
In addition to helping you figure out how your doctor made a mistake, your lawyer will perform a wide variety of services to make sure that your case is progressing and that you are being treated fairly.
Examples of how the Birth Injury Lawyers Group will help you include:
- Gathering key documents and medical reports
- Speaking with eyewitnesses and researching prior complaints
- Consulting with medical experts on your case
- Identifying all liable parties, such as the doctor and the hospital
- Calculating your losses to present a fair settlement
- Working on your behalf with the insurance companies
- Representing you in court if we cannot obtain a fair settlement
An Aurora umbilical cord birth injury lawyer from our team can help you learn more about whether medical malpractice caused your birth injury experience and whether you are owed compensation. The Birth Injury Lawyers Group provides a free and private consultation so that you can start getting the answers you need during this stressful time. There is no obligation to proceed so you have nothing to lose.
Call for a Free Consultation
There is no harm in calling the Birth Injury Lawyers Group for a free consultation. This free and confidential phone call could be the first key step in helping your family get back on its feet and giving your child the best future possible. Learn more about our Aurora umbilical cord birth injury lawyers by calling (800) 222-9529 now.