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Miami Gardens Birth Injuries

Births are supposed to be times of celebration and joy. Unfortunately, when medical care professionals are negligent or reckless, births can become a tragic event that leads to permanent injury or even fatal injury for the child and mother. About three in every 100 live births in the United States result in some type of serious injury.

If your child has suffered an injury or is ill after birth and you believe that something may have been done to prevent the injury, contact the Flaxman Law Group to review your situation with a personal injury attorney. Our team of professional attorneys has more than 60 years of trial experience as well as negotiation experience. We work with a carefully selected staff of medical experts and private investigators who can investigate the causes of your child's injury and can help build a strong case on your behalf. We will seek out evidence of medical malpractice in Miami Gardens or your community and we will investigate carefully defined out what really happened during the delivery process.

Common Types Of Birth Injuries

A birth injury can refer to any injury or damage that is sustained during the birth or delivery process. These types of injuries can include:

  • brain and head injuries
  • paralysis
  • nerve damage
  • damage to the limits
  • Erb’s Palsy
  • seizure disorders

One of the most common types of birth injuries is Erb’s Palsy, which results in nerve damage and possible paralysis or impaired movement to the child's shoulder, hand, or arm. Erb’s Palsy is often caused by medical mistakes made during the labor and delivery process.

What to Do if your Child Has Been Injured

If your child is ill or has sustained an injury during or after birth, you will want to secure medical attention right away to treat the injury. In addition, you will want to get answers about the injuries. In many cases, birth injuries in Miami Gardens and Florida are preventable. Working with a personal injury attorney in Miami Gardens or your community can give you answers and can also help you seek a legal claim against liable parties. Seeking a legal claim can help you secure compensation so that you can help your child. It can also ensure that important safety changes are made so that other families are protected.

Contact the Flaxman Law Group today to discuss your child’s injury and your legal rights. The Flaxman Law Group will review the details of your case to help you understand your legal options and in order to answer your questions. There are no costs, no fees, and no obligation associated with your free consultation. The Flaxman Law Group is also proud to take cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that there's no cost and no fees until we can get a recovery or settlement for you. If you think you may have a case but are worried about legal costs, the Flaxman Law Group offers these incentives to ensure that you don't have to worry about cost when pursuing a legitimate case. You can always reach us by phone, e-mail, or through our website in order to quickly arrange for an appointment.