Birth Injuries

Serious birth injuries and conditions caused by the negligence of others can also result in serious physical, economic and emotional damages for a family. At De La Heria Law Firm, we are dedicated to carefully evaluating your potential case and helping families through this difficult time. We have seen first, hand the consequences families suffer when they have to deal with the serious emotional and economic consequences when caring for their injured or disabled child. When birth injuries are caused by a medical provider’s negligence, the family may be able to receive compensation. Injuries can occur before, during, and immediately after birth. Injuries can range in severity, be long- or short-term, and can sometimes lead to a lifetime of expensive medical care.

Our lawyers have experience handling cases that have included injuries such as:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Brain damage
  • Bone fractures
  • Developmental delays
  • Facial paralysis

Our personal injury lawyers can evaluate whether or not your health care providers took appropriate care during the pregnancy and delivery. If you have a valid claim a lawsuit would be filed against the healthcare professionals whose negligence caused or contributed to your child’s injury or condition.

Some birth injuries can be caused by negligence such as:

  • Improper vacuum use
  • Delay in ordering a Caesarian section
  • Improper forceps use
  • Hypoxia
  • Improper use of Pitocin
  • Insufficient pre-natal testing
  • Neglecting to refer high-risk patents to specialized doctors
  • Failure to diagnose or treat infection, placenta abruption, umbilical cord entrapment
  • A child can be seriously injured during birth as the result of negligence, if you believe there was negligence that caused you or child a serious and permanent injury it’s important to contact an attorney with experience in these cases. Birth injury lawsuits can be complex and emotionally draining for a family. At De La Heria Law, our attorneys will take care of the legal matters so you can focus on taking care of your child and family.

    To learn more about how our office may help you, please call (305) 858-2808.

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    Law Offices of
    De La Heria, Glinn and Pedraza

    Located in Miami Fl,,
    999 Ponce De Leon Blvd. #510
    Coral Gables, FL 33134
    Ph. (305) 858-2808