St. Paul Birth Injury Lawyer
The birth of a child is supposed to be a joyous occasion. Unfortunately, injuries to the baby or mother can mar the happy day. Much more important, these injuries may be permanent and disabling or fatal. If you were injured during childbirth or your baby was damaged, our law firm can help get full and fair compensation.
Experienced Attorneys Advocating for Injured Mothers and Babies
At Swor & Gatto, P.A., our Minnesota attorneys have been practicing personal injury law since 1981. Our experience allows us to evaluate cases quickly and tell clients about their rights and options. We determine the legal strategy that will result in maximum compensation. Clients rely on us to get them through what can be an emotional and challenging time.
Examples of Birth Injuries and Their Causes
Our lawyers handle childbirth injury cases that arise from:
- Poor prenatal care
- Failure to monitor during labor
- Failure to order a C-section
- Incorrect use of forceps
- Failure to intervene in a timely way
- Prescription of dangerous drugs during pregnancy
- Failure to identify and stop mother’s hemorrhaging
- Lack of oxygen to the baby
Failures such as these can lead to permanent disability involving brain damage, cerebral palsy and other conditions in the child. They can also lead to infection and infertility in the mother. Death of either the mother or child may occur.
It is important to act quickly in birth injury cases, as there is a limited time to file a claim. Our attorneys understand the importance of speedy action and are able to develop strong cases. We consult with medical experts and specialists to gather and interpret the facts and identify the liable parties.
Contact Our St. Paul and Minneapolis Birth Injury Lawyers
We invite you to schedule a free consultation to learn how the St. Paul attorneys at Swor & Gatto can help you. Contact us at 651-454-3600 or complete our intake form today to start your birth injury case. If you cannot come to us, we will visit you at home or in the hospital.
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