Birth Trauma

When preparing to become a first-time parent, there are hundreds of things to consider. One of the most important things, however, should be the health of your soon-to-be child. It is important that you are informed about injuries that can occur during childbirth. While birth trauma can occur naturally, it may also be the result of medical malpractice.

If your newborn has been the victim of medical malpractice, contact the Kenosha birth injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to discuss the details of your case. You may be eligible to receive compensation for your losses. Call 800-242-2874 today for a free case evaluation.

Types of Birth Trauma

There are a number of defects and injuries that may occur during childbirth; however, the following are among the most common forms of birth trauma:

  • Erb's Palsy
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Birth Injuries
  • Death

Liability for Birth Trauma

Birth trauma may be caused by a number of naturally occurring possibilities, such as a breeched delivery, premature labor, or an abnormally large baby; however, birth trauma may also be the result of medical malpractice. Common causes for birth trauma include:

  • Inadequate prenatal care
  • Forceful delivery tactics, such as the use of a vacuum or forceps
  • Failure to diagnose and treat pre-existing conditions that could compromise a successful delivery

Contact Us

If you suspect that your doctor or nurse compromised your newborn child's health during delivery, contact the Kenosha personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874.