National Birth Injury Attorneys

Seeking Justice for Birth Injury Victims in Missouri & Nationwide

Birth trauma is an injury to a child resulting from complications during labor and delivery. These injuries can lead to lifelong disabilities. If your child suffered injuries during delivery, we can help.

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Common Birth Injuries

There are several forms of birth injuries. Some of the most common include the following:

  • Subconjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Brachial Palsy Injuries (Erb’s Palsy)
  • Death

What Causes Birth Injuries?

Birthing is one of the most precarious times for a woman. Despite enormous technological advances in the care and treatment of both mother and baby, there are still several factors that can increase the risk factors of a birth injury occurring.

Birth injury risk factors include:

  • Size and position of the baby
  • Cephalopelvic disproportion (CPD)
  • Prolonged labor or childbirth
  • Improper monitoring
  • Delayed delivery
  • Failure to perform C-section

Medical Malpractice & Birth Injury Claims in St. Louis & the U.S.

In some instances, a birth injury can be attributed to medical malpractice. Examples include when the doctor:

  • Fails to respond to fetal distressFails to anticipate birth complications
  • Fails to respond appropriately to bleeding
  • Fails to observe or respond to umbilical cord entrapment
  • Delays an order to perform cesarean section (C-section)
  • Misuses the forceps or a vacuum extractor
  • Administers Pitocin inappropriately

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