Having a baby should be one of the happiest times of your life. But when you have a child who has been injured and is suffering because of a traumatic birth, your joy is dampened. While childbirth does carry inherent risk, many types of birth injuries can be avoided with proper medical attention and treatment. If you think your baby suffered a birth trauma or birth injury because of medical malpractice, you should seek the legal expertise of the personal injury attorneys at Roybal-Mack & Cordova, PC.
Our attorneys have the experience it takes to determine your eligibility for compensation under New Mexico personal injury law and may help you and your family recover financially after a traumatic birth experience.
Modern medical treatment should minimize the risk of giving birth. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. When treatment is administered too late or the wrong treatment option is chosen, you and your baby suffer. Common birth injuries that result from inadequate care include:
In worst cases, a baby may be stillborn.
At a time when you are focusing on getting your baby the best treatment for their birth injuries, you should not be the one poring over medical records to find out if those injuries were the result of malpractice or not.
A skilled personal injury attorney can review your case to determine if you should seek legal action for your baby’s birth injuries. If you have a personal injury case, then your attorney can also help you with the next steps:
The Roybal-Mack & Cordova, PC personal injury team has extensive experience with birth injury cases. We know how to investigate medical records and have medical experts in our professional network who help us understand what diagnosis and/or treatments should have been administered for better outcomes.
We fight to help you recover financially so that you and your family can focus on nursing your new bundle of joy back to full health.
Call us to interview our Albuquerque-based team and start your journey toward justice after medical malpractice.