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Hypoxia and Infant Brain Damage

In anticipation of your baby’s birth, you may have expected substantial changes ahead for your family. But, you probably never imagined your newborn would be dealing with a birth injury that should have been prevented. Your infant was entitled to start his or her life with proper neonatal care.

Helping Families With Birth Injuries in Charlotte Assert Their Rights

At Brown, Moore & Associates, PLLC, in Charlotte, North Carolina, we are committed to helping families assert their rights when dealing with the uncertainty of birth injuries. We understand the sensitive nature of birth injury claims.

For many families, the flood of emotions stemming from a birth injury can be overwhelming. We want to make this time as smooth as possible for your family. Our legal team can evaluate the circumstances of your infant’s birth injury to understand if you have a valid medical malpractice claim. If you do, we can help you pursue compensation for any related medical expenses and in some cases emotional trauma. Contact our Charlotte birth injury lawyers to learn how we can protect you from potentially paying a lifetime of medical bills out of your own pocket.

What Is Hypoxia?

Everyone depends on oxygen — this is no different for a fetus just before a labor and delivery. If your baby was deprived of oxygen before he or she was born or during the labor and delivery, this is called hypoxia.

Hypoxia often leads to a form of cerebral palsy that could have been prevented from proper medical care. Children with cerebral palsy often deal with a lifetime of medical care to treat seizures and may depend on caregivers for their daily needs.

Other times, individuals with cerebral palsy may be able to live independently with proper medical care and therapy. Your baby deserves the right medical care to maximize his or her recovery and enjoyment of life. This can be very expensive. If your child’s birth injury is related to medical malpractice, you should not be put on the brink of bankruptcy to cover necessary expenses. Let us apply our years of experience and legal skills to help you obtain a full financial recovery.

Could My Newborn’s Birth Injury Been Prevented?

In the United States, delivery room doctors, labor and delivery room nurses and OB-GYN specialists are trained to provide patients with a certain standard of medical care. This includes recognizing and responding to potential risk factors during a pregnancy and the labor and delivery. You may have a valid medical malpractice claim if your newborn suffered from hypoxia after a medical professional failed taking proper measures to addresses the following types of concerns:

  • Fetal distress
  • Preeclampsia
  • Significant drop in the mother’s blood pressure
  • Concerns with the umbilical cord
  • Concerns with the placenta
  • Contractions considerably close to each other

Our Charlotte hypoxia and infant brain damage lawyers have decades of experience handling medical malpractice claims throughout North Carolina. We have access to neonatal care experts invaluable in helping us determine if birth injuries could have been prevented from proper medical care. We have recovered millions of dollars in compensation for clients with birth injuries related to medical malpractice. Let us put our years of experience, legal resources and focus on results to work for you.

Contact Our North Carolina Birth Injuries Law Firm Today

Your child deserved to start his or her life on the right footing. If your newborn has been forced to deal with medical complications that could have been preventable, this is inexcusable. The attorneys at Brown, Moore & Associates are passionate about helping families with birth injury claims assert their rights. Contact our law firm today to learn how we can protect your rights starting with a free initial consultation in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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