Accomplished Birth Injury Lawyers
- 40 Years of Experience
- Over $3 Billion Won for Our Clients
- Thousands of Lives Changed
A birth injury can have devastating life-long consequences on a child and his or her family. These types of injuries can mean significant medical bills, long-term care, living adjustments and changes to your child’s future.
If you suspect your child’s injury is the result of negligence or carelessness by a medical professional, our birth injury lawyers will conduct an in-depth investigation to determine if any wrongdoing occurred. Backed by decades of combined medical and legal experience, our team has recovered hundreds of millions on behalf of families who have been harmed during the birthing process. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.
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A Dedicated Medical and Legal Team
Our team includes a board-certified OBGYN, attorney Giles Manley, MD, who has more than 20 years of experience in the medical profession, during which time he delivered thousands of newborns. His vast medical expertise makes him an avid advocate for those who have been harmed at birth.Nationally recognized for their work in handling significant birth injury cases throughout the country, partners Howard Janet, Kenneth Suggs and Dov Apfel are committed to uncovering malpractice and fighting for maximum compensation for our clients.
We have the knowledge and resources needed to investigate and litigate your case, helping you get the answers and compensation you deserve. Schedule a free, no obligation consultation today to learn more about how we can help you.
Experienced Birth Injury Lawyers
For 40 years our birth injury lawyers have successfully represented families whose children have been injured because of some form of negligence. Some of the types of injuries we have experience handling include:
- Heart defects
- Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE)
- Intracranial bleed
- Klumpke’s palsy
- Necrotizing enterocolitis
- Paralysis, paraplegia, or quadriplegia
- PICC line infection
- Shoulder dystocia
- Spinal cord damage
Mothers can also suffer severe injury and infection if proper care is not taken during the pregnancy and birthing process. Our accomplished team has experience representing both mothers and newborns who have suffered because of a medical professional’s negligence.
Which medical professionals can be held liable for birth injuries?
A birth injury can be caused by the actions or inaction of any healthcare professional including, but not limited to:
- Labor and delivery nurses
- Nurse anesthetists
- Nurse midwives
- Physician assistants
- Medical technicians
Often, these types of injuries are the result of some form of medical negligence, in which a medical professional or medical provider did not act within reasonable standards of care. This can include:
- Anesthesia errors and mistakes
- Birth injuries due to malpractice
- Delayed C-section
- Delayed or mishandled delivery
- Failure to detect birth defects
- Failure to diagnose, treat or test for infection
- Failure to perform C-section
- Failure to recognize signs of fetal distress
- Failure to prepare for and respond to hypoxia, when the child is not receiving enough oxygen
- Failure to respond to severe dehydration at birth
- Fetal monitoring negligence
- Hospital negligence, errors, medical malpractice
- Improper use of vacuums or forceps during delivery
- Medication errors and mismanagement
- Misinterpretation of test results
- Mismanaged labor and delivery / neonatal injuries
- Neglecting to conduct specialized tests during pregnancy
- Umbilical catheter misplacement
Our birth injury lawyers have seen firsthand the devastating effects of these medical errors. They often have lasting effects on a child and his or her family and require expensive treatment and continued care.
Fighting for the Compensation You Need
At Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC, we understand the financial needs associated with these types of injuries and are experienced in recovering the compensation our clients need to pay for their child’s future.
Some of the most common forms of compensation available in a birth injury lawsuit include:
- Past and future medical expenses
- Health care costs for various forms of therapy, in-home care, home modifications and more
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of life’s enjoyment
- Lost wages
Our birth injury lawyers have recovered hundreds of millions on behalf of victims of birth injuries, including record-breaking verdicts in many states. We provide personalized attention and dedicated service to each and every case we represent to help ensure each client receives the maximum compensation they deserve. We will not settle for anything less.
Schedule a Free Consultation Today
If you believe your child’s injury was the result of negligence, do not hesitate to contact Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC immediately to begin fighting for the compensation you need. You only have a limited amount of time to file a claim. The quicker we can begin working on your case, the quicker you can get back on your feet with the compensation you deserve.
Although not every injury at birth is a result of negligence, it is important that you contact an experienced attorney if you suspect wrongdoing had anything to do with your child’s injury. Our birth injury lawyers have the skills and resources to investigate your case and determine if negligence caused your child’s injury.
If negligence or wrongdoing did play a role in harming your child, you may be entitled to compensation, and we will do everything we can to help you get the full amount you deserve.
Schedule a free, no obligation consultation today to find out more about how we can help you. We provide our services on a contingency fee basis and do not charge any upfront fees. You owe us nothing unless we recover compensation for you.