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Hampshire County Birth Injury Lawyer

Bringing a new life into the world is one of the most special experiences that a woman can have. While giving birth can be exciting as you welcome your child into the world, there are many risks associated with the birthing process, so new mothers often put a lot of trust into the doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals tasked with caring for them. When a new mother or the newborn child suffers an injury during the birthing process that may have been preventable in a normal circumstance, the liability of the medical professionals who cared for the injured individual may come into question.

 If you or your child may have suffered an injury as a result of medical negligence, it is important that you seek the help of a Hampshire County birth injury lawyer as soon as possible. When you work with the medical malpractice team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, you will receive personalized legal care in regards to your birth injury claim. Our compassionate team of trusted Hampshire County attorneys have more than 45 years of experience helping clients get justice for their losses following a birth injury. If you would like to speak with one of our Hampshire County birth injury attorneys, please call 617-391-9001 or complete our contact form at your earliest convenience. 

Steps to Take Following a Birth Injury in Hampshire County

The events following a birth injury can be traumatic, making it overwhelming for you to understand what your next steps should be. If you or your child has suffered a birth injury due to medical negligence, consider the following next steps to take to ensure you get justice for any losses you have had to suffer:

Seek Medical Attention

After suffering from a birth injury, your first priority should be to get medical help in order to ensure that any symptoms you are experiencing as a result of the injury do not worsen. Birth injuries can be serious, that is why it is important to get the help of a medical professional as soon as possible. In addition to ensuring your own safety and well being, it is also important that you seek medical attention as any medical bills or doctor’s expert opinions can be used as evidence in your medical malpractice claim.

Avoid Speaking About Your Case

While going through a traumatic event like a birth injury can make you want to discuss the events to relieve some stress, it is strongly advised that you avoid doing so. Not only should you avoid speaking to any of the medical professionals involved in your case, but it is especially important that you do not speak about your case on social media platforms. This is because the at-fault party will be looking for any opportunity to use what you say against you in your claim.

Retain the Help of a Hampshire County Birth Injury Lawyer

Handling a medical malpractice case on your own, especially when it involves a birth injury, can be stressful. That is why it is crucial that you seek the help of one of our trusted medical malpractice lawyers who have experience handling birth injury cases in Massachusetts. When you work with our team of Hampshire County lawyers, you will have a team of dedicated and experienced legal professionals at your disposal. 

The medical malpractice legal team at Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers offers passionate representation to victims of birth injuries by handling all aspects of their claims and offering legal counsel to obtain the justice they deserve. J. Tucker Merrigan and Kyle A. Camilleri are dedicated to providing award-winning medical malpractice litigation in Massachusetts and have earned a reputation for success with awards such as Rising Star, Super Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers, and Top Attorney Award. 

Damages You May Be Eligible to Recover From a Birth Injury Claim

When a birth injury occurs, both the mother and new born child can suffer unimaginable injuries as a result of the negligence of a medical professional. If you have been the victim of a birth injury in Hampshire County, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. The damages you may be eligible to collect are as follows:

  • Medical expenses
  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Lost earning potential
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Wrongful death

If you are unsure what damages you may be eligible to collect, consult one of our Hampshire County birth injury attorneys today.

Speak With a Hampshire County Birth Injury Lawyer Today

At Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, we can determine how much you are owed in compensation for your birth injury claim and your best legal options moving forward. We fight for the justice you deserve and have secured hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, holding medical professionals accountable for the losses they have caused for victims and their family members. Schedule a free consultation with a skilled birth lawyer today at 617-391-9001, or fill out our contact form

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