Common Types of Birth Injuries

The birth of a child is an exciting and joyous moment for many couples and their loved ones. It is the doctor’s responsibility to safely deliver the child and bring him or her into the world with as few complications as possible. Unfortunately, sometimes doctors make mistakes while delivering the baby, and birth injuries can occur as a result of this negligence.

The injury of a newborn can be a very difficult situation to deal with, and our committed and caring attorneys are here to help. If you or a loved one recently had a baby with a birth injury caused by a negligent or distracted doctor, call a Detroit personal injury lawyer from Ravid & Associates, P.C., today at (866) 644-6587.

Birth Injuries Caused by Negligence

Medicine and science have advanced dramatically in the past decades, but sometimes complications at birth still occur. For every 1,000 live births, an estimated six to eight babies are born with a negligence-induced injury. Common types of birth injuries include:

Many of these injuries can and do heal within a few weeks or months after birth, but in rare cases severe damage can lead to permanent complications. Surgery may be required in some cases, but several birth injuries can cause lifelong disability.

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A doctor delivering a baby has an immense amount of responsibility. Most doctors handle the pressure well and deliver a healthy baby, but sometimes doctors become inattentive or distracted and can cause a birth-related injury. If you or someone you love has experienced the pain of having a baby born with an injury due to a doctor’s negligence, contact a compassionate and devoted Detroit personal injury attorney from Ravid & Associates, P.C., at 866-644-6587.