One of the happiest moments in a person’s life can occur at the time of the birth of their child. However, the mother and child alike need focused and attentive care throughout the labor and delivery process. Almost 4 million births occur in the US each year, and each family expects that the doctors, residents, nurses, and other healthcare professionals assisting in the birth of their child have the training and experience to make the proper decisions during the course of labor and delivery. Unfortunately, mistakes happen, and those mistakes can have serious and even catastrophic consequences for the baby.
At Cerussi & Gunn, P.C., we represent families during the most difficult times following a birth injury, providing guidance and experience to help you and your family through. The New Jersey birth injury lawyers at Cerussi & Gunn, P.C., have a reputation for proven results in these cases.
A birth injury can be caused by many things, some of the most common are medical malpractice issues such as:
If the appropriate decisions are not made during the labor and delivery of a baby, serious neurological and physical injury can occur. Common birth injuries due to medical malpractice are:
If your child has suffered injury or death as a result of medical malpractice during labor and delivery, we can provide you with quality legal guidance. Medical malpractice is a challenging area of law and the prosecution of medical malpractice cases, in general, should be handled by law firms such as ours, that have the skill, experience, and resources to properly investigate and, if the case is appropriately supported by qualified medical experts, to pursue the case.
At the law firm of Cerussi & Gunn, P.C., located in Monmouth County, NJ, we are very selective regarding the legal cases we accept and prosecute. Our lawyers carefully screen potential cases before deciding to file a lawsuit involving a birth injury against a professional such as a physician, nurse, or other medical professionals. The screening process includes:
We believe that birth injury cases can change the way hospitals and doctors practice medicine in the labor and delivery rooms. We want to make patient safety an important topic and priority. We also know how important it is for the injured child and the family of the injured child to be compensated for pain and suffering, medical bills, and future medical care.