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Miami Beach Birth Injuries

Childbirth is a miracle. Unfortunately, sometimes mistakes are made and things go wrong during the pregnancy, delivery, and labor process. When this happens, both the child and the mother's lives are put at risk. Unfortunately, when medical mistakes or negligence occur, birth injuries can be the result. These can range from mild to severe to even fatal injuries. If your child has been injured, it is important to get answers. Not only can it help you care for your child's future, but it can help prevent more mistakes from being made with other patients. Seeking compensation can also help you provide the best medical care possible for your child, so that he or she has the best chance possible of making the fullest recovery.

If your child has been injured and you are looking for answers, contact the Flaxman Law Group to arrange for a free accident consultation to review your situation. You can always reach the law firm because our phone lines are staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

What Causes Birth Injuries in Miami Beach and Florida?

There are many things that can go wrong during the birth and labor process. The umbilical cord, for example, can become twisted or compressed or can wrap around a baby's neck, reducing or eliminating air flow to the baby’s brain. In some cases, the baby is too big to travel down the birth canal and an emergency cesarean section may be required. In some cases, the baby gets breeched or turns around, making it difficult to deliver the baby through the birth canal. In all of these cases, proper diagnosis and adequate response on the part of medical professionals can help save both the baby and the mother from harm. When staff act negligently, unfortunately, serious injury can occur.

During the birth and labor process, medical staff and obstetricians will typically work very hard to provide the best standard of medical care. Unfortunately, in cases where medical staff is negligent or reckless, serious birth injury can occur. Birth injuries can affect a child's and family’s quality of life permanently. Serious birth injuries can affect a child's mental and physical development and can affect a child's ability to fully grown to their potential.

What can Parents of Injured Children do?

If your child has been injured and you would like to know whether you have a legal claim, contact a personal injury attorney in Miami Beach or your community before you sign any paperwork related to your case. If your situation was caused by negligence, the hospital or doctors involved may work quickly to prevent a lawsuit and you want to take steps to ensure that you can protect your child’s future.

Please feel free to call the Flaxman Law Group to learn more about seeking compensation from the responsible parties. Birth Injury claims are very complex and it is important to speak with a personal injury attorney in Miami Beach with extensive experience and knowledge. In many cases, someone with extensive knowledge can help you understand all of your rights and options. The Flaxman Law Group legal team has a combined more than 60 years of experience in the courtroom. They can help give you an honest appraisal of your situation during a free accident consultation.

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