How We Help Families Affected By Birth Injuries
Our Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers Represent Families Nationwide
Mistakes made before, during or shortly after delivery can lead to a lifetime of pain and suffering for families. Children with birth injuries may require extensive medical care and may be unable to secure future income. As a result, families of children with birth injuries may incur millions of dollars in expenses. If you are the parent of a child affected by a birth injury, we understand that your family’s future may seem uncertain. However, it may be possible to recover compensation from the parties responsible for your situation. Consider speaking to our Chicago birth injury lawyers about your unique situation.
Our birth injury lawyers can help you look at your legal options for holding the healthcare provider or hospital accountable for your child’s injury. With offices in Chicago, New York and Wilmington, DE, we have extensive experience helping families nationwide.
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How Our Birth Injury Attorneys Help
Our Chicago birth injury lawyers can discuss your potential legal options during a free consultation.
During your consultation, medical records from labor and delivery will help us identify what legal options may exist. We will review all of the medical records required for us to determine whether you may have a claim. During this process, our birth injury lawyers may hire medical experts to provide eventual testimony. If we receive positive support from our medical experts, we will be able to file a claim on your behalf.
Many lawsuits settle before going to trial, however a jury trial may be necessary. Hiring an attorney can increase the chances of successfully recovering compensation.
Our Chicago birth injury attorneys have extensive experience with birth injury lawsuits. You can learn more about our experience and birth injury lawsuit settlements by exploring our website.
We Help Identify Options You May Have for a Birth Injury Lawsuit
States have varying rules on birth injury claims. Our Chicago birth injury attorneys can help determine the rules for filing a lawsuit in your state, including if:
you are within the statute of limitations. States set a statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits, including for medical malpractice. You only have a limited amount of time to file a claim. Once you pass the statute of limitations, you may be unable to pursue compensation against the entities responsible for your damages.
malpractice caused your child’s injury. Medical providers responsible for your care, such as an obstetrician or hospital, must provide services within the accepted standard of care. Our attorneys work with medical experts who can help establish whether your provider’s actions did not fall within the accepted standard of care.
Each case is different. If your child suffered a birth injury and you believe negligence occurred, do not wait to talk to a lawyer.
Speak with a birth injury lawyer if you want to learn more about seeking legal action for your child’s injury. We take cases nationwide and can explain how the laws in your state could affect your potential case.
We Help Identify What Compensation May be Awarded to You
Our birth injury attorneys can help identify which types of compensation may factor into your case. You may be eligible to recover compensation for economic and non-economic damages.
Economic damages include tangible damages that may cover hospital bills, loss of earning capacity, home modifications and in-home medical care. Economic damages factor in your quantifiable expenses.
Non-economic damages include damages that relate to pain and suffering caused by the birth injury. Some states place caps on non-economic damages. Non-economic damages are also called “pain and suffering damages.”
The amount you can recover depends on the circumstances. Our birth injury attorneys will work with medical experts to help quantify potential damages.
We Have Experience With Many Types of Birth Injury Cases
The nationwide birth injury lawyers at Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. have experience with birth injury cases for many types of specific injuries. Examples of cases we handle include, but are not limited to:
Birth injuries can occur due to medical mistakes made before, during or after delivery. Situations that may result in a birth injury include, but are not limited to:
Our attorneys help with birth injury claims caused by a variety of factors. You can learn more about the types of birth injury cases we take here.
Contact Our Chicago Birth Injury Lawyers About Your Situation
Our birth injury lawyers take cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that you do not pay any upfront fees for hiring us. We advance the costs associated with your case and only recover fees and expenses if we obtain a verdict or settlement. By working on a contingency fee basis, we help families from all walks of life have access to vital legal services.