Parents in Pittsburgh who are expecting a baby will undoubtedly be excited as they prepare for the birth. The last thing they want to think about is the possibility that something might go wrong and birth injuries could occur. However, it is an unfortunate reality that there are sometimes issues with a newborn baby. These problems can be of the short or long-term variety. Regardless, there can be pain, medical expenses and other issues that accompany a problematic birth. "Shoulder dystocia" is one birth injury that parents should be aware of.
Our law firm represents Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, victims of medical malpractice. We represent injured Pittsburgh patients of all types, from very old to the very young and even newborn babies. In fact, some of the saddest cases of malpractice are when a baby gets injured during labor and delivery because of a doctor's error, and the baby is permanently disabled as a result. It is also in these types of cases that it is especially important that a family get all of the compensation to which they are entitled.