New York Birth Injury Lawyer
If you sustained injuries while giving birth, or if your baby sustained an injury during childbirth, you may have the right to seek compensation for yourself as well as your child.
A New York birth injury lawyer at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. will fight to recover the compensation you deserve. We provide compassionate legal representation and we handle every detail of your case. You focus on yourself and your baby.
For a free consultation, contact us now at 516-932-0400.
We Handle All Types of New York Birth Injury Cases
If a doctor or another type of medical professional commits malpractice or makes an error during childbirth, both mother and baby may sustain birth injuries. When that occurs, you have the legal right to pursue compensation for your injuries and other damages.
Our New York birth injury lawyers provide personalized legal representation for mothers and babies who sustained any type of birth injury.
Birth injuries can lead to a variety of complications that include:
- Cerebral palsy
- Bell’s palsy
- Erb’s palsy
- Spinal cord injury
- Brain damage
- Shoulder dystocia
Our legal team manages every aspect of your case and protects your legal rights. We investigate your case to determine who had fault for your injuries. We obtain evidence to support your medical malpractice claim and identify all damages you sustained.
Since 1991, the New York personal injury lawyers at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. have helped our clients seek justice for their injuries. We are here to help you recover the fair compensation you and your baby deserve. Give us a call to discuss your case with a member of our team: 516-932-0400.
Determining Fault & Liability in Your Birth Injury Case
When you trust a New York birth injury lawyer from Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. to represent you, we begin by investigating the details of your injury. From the evidence we gather, we identify the parties who caused or contributed to your injury. To prove liability, we demonstrate the following elements:
- Duty of care: Your doctors and other treatment professionals had a duty to provide a good and accepted level of care to you and your baby
- Breach of duty: The doctor, through negligent, careless, or wrongful action, failed to provide a good and accepted level of care
- Causation: Their failure to uphold the standard of care caused your injuries or your baby’s injuries.
- Damages: You sustained damages.
To support our determination of fault and liability, we will use documentation and evidence that may include:
- Medical records
- Documentation of your injuries
- Documentation of your baby’s injuries
- Doctor’s safety and claims history
- Safety records from the hospital or medical facility
- Witness statements
- Expert opinions
To recover compensation for your injuries, our legal team must also calculate and document your damages.
Identifying & Calculating Damages for Your Birth Injury Case
In a New York birth injury case, you have the right to recover economic and noneconomic damages from the at-fault party. In your case, you may be entitled to some or all of the following types of damages:
- Medical treatment and care
- Medications and medical devices
- Medical testing and imaging
- Lost income and benefits
- Direct expenses and out-of-pocket costs
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional trauma
For injuries that require additional treatment, and if you cannot return to work or resume your former job duties, you may be entitled to the following:
- Cost of future medical care and treatment
- Value of future lost income and benefits
- Diminished earning capacity
- Diminished quality of life
Our legal team will also include the value of any permanent injury, disfigurement, or disability you or your baby suffered in a childbirth injury.
If you lost a loved one due to a birth injury, our legal team can help you pursue a wrongful death action. To learn more, call Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. today at 516-932-0400.
How You Benefit From Working With a New York Birth Injury Lawyer
Since 1991, the personal injury attorneys at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. have helped clients seek justice and fair financial compensation for medical malpractice and childbirth injuries. As compassionate advocates for the injured, we are ready to fight for you and your baby.
We provide comprehensive legal representation and services that include:
Providing Updates & Communication
We believe in keeping our clients up-to-date on all aspects of their case. We answer any questions you may have and are just a call away: 516-932-0400.
Identifying Liable Parties
We establish a strong basis for your birth injury case by identifying the at-fault party or parties and proving their liability for your damages.
Communicating on Your Behalf
We handle all aspects of your case and communicate with all parties on your behalf. This frees you to focus on your health and recovery.
Investigating & Documenting Your Birth Injury Case
We support our findings of fault and liability with the evidence and documentation necessary to build a strong case.
Identifying the Value of Your Damages
We identify and document all physical, emotional, and economic damages you suffered as a result of a birth injury.
Throughout the legal process, we protect your rights and fight to obtain the best possible outcome in your case. We never collect a fee unless and until you recover compensation for your losses.
You have a limited time to take legal action for a birth injury or malpractice case. Contact us as soon as possible to protect your right to recover compensation.
Free Consultation for Your New York Birth Injury Case
The Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. birth injury lawyers know the pain and frustration you feel. You are not alone. We stand ready to assist you, get you the resources you need, and fight for your right to recover compensation.
The team at Friedman & Simon, L.L.P. tailors our legal services to fit your needs and the details of your case. Our compassionate, multilingual team can assist you in English, Greek, Spanish, Bengali, Tamil, and Kannada.
Call us now at 516-932-0400 for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation and case review. We look forward to showing you how a New York birth injury lawyer can help you recover the compensation you deserve.