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Birmingham Birth Injury Lawyers

Helping You Fight for the Justice You Deserve

Birth injuries can happen to both newborns and mothers and come with serious physical, emotional, and financial repercussions. If you or your child suffered a birth injury due to medical negligence or malpractice, the attorneys at Swiney & Bellenger can assist you.

You may be entitled to compensation if any of the following occurred during your pregnancy:

  • Failure to perform specialized tests during pregnancy
  • Improper use of forceps
  • Improper vacuum use
  • Delay in ordering a C-section
  • Failure in administering medication
  • Failure to diagnose or treat infections
  • Failure to refer a high-risk patient to a specialized doctor

Our Birmingham birth injury lawyers have years of experience reviewing documents, interviewing witnesses and medical experts, and fighting for the damages you and your family deserve.

For a free initial consultation with our team, call Swiney & Bellenger today at (205) 236-6735.

Holding Doctors Accountable

Women giving birth trust doctors to perform procedures with care and precision. Unfortunately, medical malpractice can seriously harm both the mother and the child, resulting in an unjust birth injury that could cause physical and emotional trauma.

Common birth injuries include:

  • Anoxia
  • Bone fractures
  • Caput succedaneum
  • Cephalohematoma
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Facial paralysis
  • Fetal lacerations
  • Hypoxia
  • Infant brain damage
  • Perinatal paralysis
  • Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Spinal cord injuries

If we can establish that you or your child was the victim of a birth injury, you could be entitled to damages that include medical expenses, therapy expenses, pain and trauma damages, lost wages, costs of special education and in-home care, and punitive damages.

Let our Birmingham birth injury attorneys help you hold the responsible party accountable. We are prepared to put our three decades of combined legal experience to work on your case.

Contact Swiney & Bellenger at (205) 236-6735 to get started on your case.

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