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Newborns are very fragile. When complications arise, it is critical for medical staff to respond promptly. Swift diagnosis and treatment of fetal distress is crucial for preventing serious, permanent damage to the baby.
The Chicago, Illinois birth injury attorneys at Willens Law Offices can help explain the relationship between medical malpractice and various fetal or newborn medical problems including:
Medical malpractice cases related to hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, fetal stroke, and other medical problems are highly complex. exclusively takes birth injury cases, our legal team has the experience and depth of knowledge needed to win these highly complicated cases.
For a free case review or legal consultation, please contact our Chicago, Illinois birth injury attorneys at the Willens Law Offices. We are available to speak with you 24/7. Should we take your case, we will not charge you unless we win or settle in your favor. Contact us by phone at (312) 957-4166, press the Live Chat tab, or complete our online contact form.
The plaintiff went to a Chicago hospital for delivery of twins via cesarean section. In the delivery room, a suspicious rash was recognized on one of the twins and later, fecal and urine cultures confirmed the presence of candida. She was started on prophylactic anti-fungal medicine and is healthy. The other twin was clear of any rash and though she was at risk for fungal infection, she was not treated in a timely manner. Later, a head ultrasound and MRI confirmed the diagnosis and damage to her brain. A lawsuit was filed on the plaintiff’s behalf. The case was vigorously defended by lawyers for the physician and the hospital that he worked for over 3 years. Eventually, a mediation took place at which time the defendants offered $3,000,000 to settle, which the plaintiff rejected. It was not until trial that the case settled for $10,000,000.
Birth injury cases are among the most complicated medical malpractice cases to litigate. With years of experience in birth trauma litigation our legal team has the skills, the resources and experience necessary to address and win a wide variety of birth injury cases. Our legal team has secured millions of dollars in compensation for birth injury victims.
With decades of hands-on experience working with top healthcare professionals in labor and delivery, our legal team has access to some of the top medical professionals in the world. As in many types of medical malpractice cases, high quality expert are essential in obtaining justice.
Our firm was established to focus on the unique needs of our clients. We work with top medical, life-planning, and forensics experts to determine the causes and extent of injuries, prognoses of victims, and areas of medical negligence. Our passion for helping birth injury victims allows our attorneys to deliver unrivaled legal services for your family.
Willens Law Offices have helped the families of children across Illinois get the compensation they need for a secure future.
We strive to give the utmost personal attention to each child and family we represent.