During a difficult birth, a baby can suffer injuries that are unpreventable. However, some injuries could have been prevented, if only the healthcare professionals involved had taken proper precautions and adequately monitored the situation.
At Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, we help people who are struggling with the consequences of birth injuries that occurred because of medical negligence. We have extensive experience handling these cases and a long track record of success, winning results for our valued clients.
Explore your family’s options with our dedicated New York shoulder dystocia attorneys. Call (212) 684-1880 today.
At Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, we handle a wide range of birth injury cases, including those resulting from shoulder dystocia. Dystocia is an abnormally difficult or slow childbirth. Shoulder dystocia is a particular type of dystocia in which the nerves of the baby’s shoulder, the brachial plexus, are damaged during childbirth.
Shoulder dystocia can result in serious harm to both mother and child, including:
If properly handled, a child can survive shoulder dystocia with little or no complications. However, in some instances, medical negligence can play a role in which the child must face a lifetime of serious complications. Our attorneys will carefully investigate every aspect of your case to determine whether or not medical negligence played a role in your child’s condition. We have the skill and experience to pursue monetary compensation for the financial hardships you and your child face.
If your child has suffered due to shoulder dystocia then it may be time to speak with a legal counselor. Our compassionate team is ready to listen to your family’s story and, if necessary, start diligently pursuing the relief it deserves.
Take the first step and request an initial case evaluation with our team today.