Imagine the joy and excitement of your newborn's birth ruined by medical negligence – a birth injury. The moment that should be cherished now becomes horrifying and full of uncertainty. A birth injury is trauma sustained by the newborn infant or mother during the delivery process and can be caused by any number of factors. Injuries range from minor bruising to more serious complications. Many babies or mothers are injured during childbirth as a result of hospital, nurse or doctor negligence. When errors occur or procedures are not followed properly serious injury can occur to both mother and baby causing a lifelong medical issues, or even death."Common issue from birth injuries would include but not be limited to: forceps injuries, cerebral palsy. Infections, Prescription errors, Anesthesiologist errors, Shoulder impaction, Nerve Damage, C-section injuries."
At Moretti Perlow & Bonin, we know your rights as a patient and are more than devoted to helping mothers and children who have sustained birth injuries due to careless doctors. While birth injuries can be a result of sometimes natural causes, others are the results of medical negligence. There are also external factors that contribute to birth injuries as well such as overdose of medication to the mother which puts both the mother and infant at risk of unnecessary harm.
Injuries sustained at birth can be devastating which are life-altering for both the infant and the mother. At Moretti Perlow & Bonin, we understand that your immediate goals are to recover medical costs paid and covered and to have your insurance company pay for future treatments relating to your child's injury. An experienced Rhode Island attorney can go over the available options, work with the insurance companies and other parties involved in your case to ensure your claim is being handled appropriately. The Law Office Moretti Perlow & Bonin is on your side to help you get the compensation you and your family deserve.