Birth Injuries

When it comes to medical malpractice, birth injuries are one of the leading causes of medical malpractice claims. Mothers put their health and the health of their unborn baby into the hands of their doctor and medical staff before, during and after childbirth. One mistake by a doctor, nurse, or surgeon, and the mother and/or their child could suffer a serious injury. Some of the most common birth injuries include, but are not limited to:

  • Brachial plexus palsy/Erb’s palsy
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Bone fractures
  • Hematomas
  • Untreated jaundice
  • Vaginal tears
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Cesarean section errors

These are only a few of many injuries that a mother or her child can sustain due to a negligent medical professional. Speak with a Pittsburgh medical malpractice lawyer from Balzarini & Watson right away if you or your child has been injured anytime during pregnancy or childbirth, or even after childbirth. Our firm can examine every detail of your case to gather evidence and prove that your damages were the result of negligence. You can discuss your questions and concerns during an initial case evaluation with us, so do not hesitate to contact our firm as soon as possible.

Speak with an Attorney from Balzarini & Watson

Our lawyers are dedicated to obtaining fair compensation for anyone who has been injured in an accident. We also handle wrongful death cases and can recover damages for the loss of your loved one. Balzarini & Watson has been featured in Pittsburgh’s Top Rated Lawyers publication, and U.S. News & World Report gave our firm a Tier 1 ranking for Best Law Firms in the Country. You can have confidence in the experience and ability of your personal injury lawyer when you retain our firm. Contact us today to discuss your case with an attorney who will remain by your side throughout your legal process.


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