Central Florida Birth Injury Attorney - We Work Tirelessly for Families Facing Tough Times
When infants sustain injuries during childbirth, the consequences are often severe. Childbirth injuries in Central Florida can lead to lifelong health problems and lead to physical, emotional and financial difficulties for families. When so much is at stake, it's imperative for the people delivering your baby and caring for you and your child to know exactly what they're doing. Even the smallest mistake - whether it happened during the first trimester or in the delivery room - can have serious health consequences.
If your baby suffered a serious childbirth injury, contact our Orlando-area firm today. A Central Florida birth injury attorney may be able to help you pursue the compensation and closure you deserve. Call the Law Offices of Richard B. Troutman, P.A., at 866-434-5770. Act immediately. Florida's Statute of Limitations for medical malpractice require injury victims to file a claim within two years from the date an injury occurred or was noticed. A delay may affect your rights.
Proving medical malpractice after a birth injury
A childbirth injury can be devastating to the infant and family of the baby. If your child was injured, you could be burdened with a lifetime of round-the-clock medical care, costly daycare and education services and numerous operations to address medical conditions. Common birth injuries include:
- Fetal asphyxia
- Shoulder dystocia
- Cerebral palsy
- Broken bones and fractures
- Cuts and bruises
- Erb's Palsy
- Klumpke's palsy
- Brachial plexus damage
- Brain damage
In order to file a successful medical malpractice claim, you must be able to prove that a medical professional acted in a negligent manner. Many birth injury lawsuits involve the following claims against doctors, surgeons and other medical professionals:
- Failure to anticipate birth complications
- Failure to respond to fetal distress
- Failure to order cesarean section when necessary
- Failure to respond to umbilical cord entrapment
- Failure to respond appropriately to bleeding
- Misuse of forceps
- Medication errors involving Pitocin
How an attorney can help you get back on track
For a free consultation, call the Law Offices of Richard Troutman in Winter Park today at 866-434-5770 or complete the online contact form. We are committed to help those injured and families who lost loved ones obtain the justice they deserve. If you are represented by a medical malpractice lawyer, you won't have to worry about paying anything up front. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay fees if your attorney makes a recovery.