Childbirth is a special moment in every parent’s life. Unfortunately, this moment can turn scary when the medical staff you entrust with your care make a mistake that leads to your baby’s birth injury – a complication that causes lifelong issues for your child. This mistake can be a result of negligence or malpractice. If you or a loved one experienced a birth injury in Connecticut, you may be entitled to compensation for future medical expenses and other care the child may need.
Birth injuries are very complex, with many different associated diagnoses. A child may have endured an injury such as hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) at the same time a brain bleed occurred. This can be a result of malpractice, and it can result in disability, such as cerebral palsy. However, some delays in the child’s development may not appear until they begin to miss important developmental milestones.
Statute of Limitations
There is a limited time to file a lawsuit, referred to as the statute of limitations (SOL). The statute may differ depending on what kind of facility the negligence or malpractice occurred in, and even differ for an adult vs. a minor. If you think that malpractice occurred during your child’s birth, it’s important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. In Connecticut, you have two years from the date of the injury to file a lawsuit.
Legal Help in Connecticut
Attorneys at ABC Law Centers work closely with a network of trustworthy attorneys across the country. Our unique focus on birth injury allows us to provide both knowledge on the complicated medical aspects of these cases and the compassion each family needs for their case.
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Common Birth Injuries
Some of the more common birth injury cases our attorneys have handled include one or more of the following conditions:
About ABC Law Centers
For over 25 years, the attorneys at ABC Law Centers have only handled birth injury cases. Our firm has a network of renowned medical, economic, and forensics experts on our side. Our attorneys have been consistently recognized for their work in birth injury. We are available 24/7 for a free consultation, and we do not charge any fees for the entire legal process unless we win.