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Monmouth County Labor and Delivery Attorney

Injuries during labor and delivery affect both a mother and the child. If you or a loved one have been harmed during the delivery process, contact Cerussi & Gunn, P.C. today. Our qualified and experienced team is ready to get to work investigating what happened so we can secure the compensation you deserve. These injuries can have lasting consequences, and the cases can become complex. Our Monmouth County labor and delivery attorneys are available to help anyone in the area, including in the townships of Middletown, Howell, Marlboro, Manalapan, and Freehold.

You Can Count On Cerussi & Gunn, P.C.

At Cerussi & Gunn, P.C., you can count on our team to determine what happened and why. We understand that this is an incredibly hard time for your family and we want to help make the process easier.

  • Most of our clients are referred to us by other attorneys and former clients, and we carefully select our cases. This ensures that we can be fully devoted to each case we take.
  • We believe that by pursuing our clients’ individual cases, we achieve greater overall accountability in the medical system by ensuring these incidents never happen again.
  • We take our cases on contingency, meaning that you will not be responsible for costs or attorneys’ fees unless we are successful with your case.

How Will An Attorney Help This Case?

These cases can become incredibly complex. As soon as the other side knows you are pursuing a medical malpractice claim, it will become difficult to get the information you need on your own. Your Monmouth County medical malpractice attorney will be responsible for:

  • Obtaining all the evidence you need, including all medical records related to the case.
  • Obtaining the safety records and error rates of the doctor and facility.
  • Negotiating with all parties for compensation that you need or take the case to trial if necessary.

What Can Happen During Labor And Delivery?

Both mother and baby can be injured during the delivery process. The infant mortality rate in the US is highest amongst developed nations, and in this country, more women are dying from pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country.

Healthcare staff, including doctors, nurses, and more, should all be vigilant when a mother is in labor. Doctors and nurses should always be aware of the signs of pre-eclampsia and eclampsia. They should watch for signs of distress and recognize the best steps forward for delivery. This includes making a decision of whether or not to perform a C-section.

Some of the most common injuries that occur to a child during the labor and delivery process are:

  • Bone fractures
  • Meconium aspiration
  • Fetal oxygen deprivation
  • Brain bleeds
  • Nerve damage
  • Cerebral palsy

We Are Ready To Get To Work For You

If you or your child were harmed during the labor and delivery process due to the negligence of a healthcare professional, seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Cerussi & Gunn, P.C., we are ready to get to work investigating the incident so we can secure the compensation you need. This can include:

  • Compensation for all medical expenses related to the mistake
  • Lost wages and benefits if you cannot work
  • Costs of long-term care if needed
  • Loss of enjoyment of life damages
  • Pain and suffering damages
  • Punitive damages against the healthcare provider responsible

When you need a Monmouth County labor and delivery attorney, you can contact us for a free consultation of your case by clicking here or calling us at (732) 936-9920.