East Meadow Birth Injury Lawyer
When you suffer an injury while giving birth or your baby suffers injuries from labor and delivery, the consequences can range from serious to catastrophic. . You and your baby may be entitled to compensation for harm experienced and anticipated.
An East Meadow birth injury lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will build your case, investigating the events that led up to the injury and then fight to collect the maximum amount of compensation for the damages suffered by you and your baby
Call us today for a free consultation at 516-932-0400.
We Accept All Types of East Meadow Birth Injury Cases
You expect to receive the highest quality of care during your medical visits leading up to, and during, labor and delivery. When a medical provider departs from good and accepted medical practice, and that departure results in injury you and your baby deserve compensation.
We handle all types of East Meadow birth injury cases including, but not limited to:
- Bell’s palsy
- Cerebral palsy
- Surgical lacerations
- Brachial plexus injuries
- Brain injury
Many birth injuries require both immediate and future medical care. You may have to take extended time off work to recover or to give your newborn the care required. We can help you get compensation for any type of birth injury. Call today to get started: 516-432-0400.
How Our Legal Team Will Help With Your East Meadow Birth Injury Case
Ideally, childbirth should be a joyous occasion. Tragically, in some instances, it is marked with injury and despair. Our legal team understand the depth of trauma associated with birth injuries, both physically and emotionally. We are passionate about protecting our clients’ legal rights and collecting the compensation that they deserve. We manage all aspects of your case, including:
Updating You On Your Case
We understand that you have had to endure enough pain and confusion due to the circumstances of the birth injury. The East Meadow birth injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will manage all the details of your case while also keeping you updated on significant developments. This allows you to focus on your recovery and that of your newborn while still being involved in your case.
By collecting medical records and working with expert witnesses, we will get to the bottom of what caused the injury to you or your baby.Our injury lawyers will work to demonstrate the following elements:
- Duty of Care: The medical staff has a legal duty of care for the safety and wellbeing of you and your newborn baby.
- Breach of Duty: We will demonstrate that the at-fault party breached that duty of care.
- Causation: We will determine that the medical negligence was the cause of injury to you or your baby
- Damages: We will demonstrate that this act of medical negligence left you and your baby with damages.
We work closely with expert witnesses that will help to build your case. Working with a medical experts is an important part of your birth injury case. Additionally, just a few of the expert areas of specialty that we work with are, vocational rehabilitation specialists, life care planners, and economists.
The thought of navigating a birth injury legal case can be overwhelming. You can leave the details to our legal team with confidence while you focus on your family. The lengthy calls and communications with insurance companies and the other legal team are part of the caring and excellent service that our East Meadow birth injury lawyers provide as part of representing you
Collecting Important Evidence
The foundation of every case is the evidence presented to establish fault, causation and damages. With respect to damages, it is critically important that we demonstrate how the injury has and will affect your life or the life of your baby, going forward.
Calculating a Value for Your Case
When you or your baby suffers an injury during birth, it can leave you in a difficult financial situation. You or your baby may require lifelong medical care. You may also need to take an extended amount of time off work in order to provide your baby with the around the clock care required. It is our sworn mission in this process to collect the compensation that you deserve.
We will work to recover the following types of damages:
- Medical costs
- Anticipated future medical needs
- Childcare costs
- Rehabilitation costs
- Funds for special developmental or educational programs
- Pain and suffering
- Lost income and work benefits
- Impaired quality of life
- Wrongful death
Sometimes, birth injuries can lead to death. Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. understands the delicacy of this situation and while compensation cannot reverse the pain and suffering that you and your family have had to endure, we will fight to obtain the justice that you deserve. Call us today to get started: 516-932-0400.
File Your Case Within New York’s Statute Of Limitations
New York has a short time limit in which we can file a birth injury lawsuit. It is important that we stay within this limited time to prevent losing eligibility to collect the compensation that you and your family deserve. Additionally, the sooner you contact us the greater our opportunity to build the strongest case possible for you and your baby.
Get help from a member of the Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. team as soon as possible at 516-932-0400.
Call For A Free Consultation With An East Meadow Birth Injury Lawyer
People rarely expect anything to go wrong during birth. So when it does, it is not unusual to feel confused, angry and a whole range of difficult emotions We understand the weight of this sometimes devastating news.
You can rest assured, the legal team at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will help you manage every detail of your birth injury case, from the beginning to the end.
By filing a case against the at-fault party, not only will we help you collect the compensation that you deserve, but we will also serve justice to prevent the same mistake from happening to another mother and her newborn baby. When your medical providers deviate from good and accepted medical practice, it is only right that they pay.
We will never collect payment unless and until you obtain compensation. Our legal team is ready to assist you in English, Greek, Spanish, Bengali, Kannada, or Tamil. Call us today for a free case review at 516-932-0400.