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Birth Injury

Myrtle Beach Birth Injury Law Firm

Birth Injuries happen to approximately 27 out of every 1,000 births in the US today. Was you child injured during childbirth? Birth injuries are one of the hardest things to deal with. The Lucas Law Firm, LLC is here to help you. The firms office in Myrtle Beach is ready to serve you, getting results for your childbirth related injury is our top priority.

If your baby has been injured during childbirth resulting in brain damage or other serious injury, Attorney Jeffrey Lucas at the Lucas Law Firm, LLC is here to help you with your birth injury claim.

Birth Injury Attorneys

The Birth Injury Attorney, Jeffrey Lucas, at the Lucas Law Firm, LLC is ready to help you with your birth injury case. Attorney Jeffrey Lucas has helped hundreds of families in all areas of accident injury, medical malpractice, defective products, trucking accidents and birth injury cases in the South Carolina area.

Handling Your Birth Injury Case

Was your baby ever diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, or Erb’s Palsy or brain damage that occurred during pregnancy or the birth process?

If so, you may have a birth injury or malpractice claim against your doctor or your child’s doctor and his/her staff, or the hospital and its staff, and need a birth injury lawyer to represent you and your child. Under the laws of medical malpractice, birth injury or birth trauma claims are extremely complex to investigate and pursue in Court.

You and your child need an attorney well experienced in investigating and litigating birth injury cases. Attorney Jeffrey Lucas at the Lucas Law Firm, LLC has the experience you need to represent your birth injury case.  Call 1-803-374-03897 for help today for your birth injury case.

Contact a Myrtle Beach Injury Attorney To Get The Compensation You Deserve For Your Injury

When you contact a South Carolina Injury Attorney, Jeffrey Lucas to handle your birth injury case, you get an expert and experienced attorney. We have helped hundreds of car accident injury victims recover settlements for their injuries, losses, and pain & suffering.

Birth Injury Laws – Medical Malpractice

In a birth injury case, under the laws of medical malpractice damages may be recovered for you or your child if the involved health care professionals failed in a relevant way to follow or abide by the usual standards of care or rules set by the health care profession. This is what is meant by medical negligence resulting in birth injury. The birth injury lawyer, Jeffrey Lucas at the Lucas Law Firm, LLC is highly experienced in handling injury cases that result in medical negligence claims and birth injury lawsuits. Children who are injured require the most care, and, unfortunately, the medical bills add up very quickly. Parents who think their children have been damaged during childbirth are invited to contact us immediately at 1-803-374-0389 to discuss your birth injury case.

Types of birth injuries

Cerebral Palsy – This term covers a complex brain injury caused by lack of oxygen to the brain or by infection which causes damage to the brain, cognitive deficits, seizures, spasticity in the arms or legs, inability to eat and, in very severe cases, inability to breathe without the assistance of a ventilator. It is very expensive to care for such a child. Medical bills could exceed hundreds of thousands of dollars a year! The causes of Cerebral Palsy are many and varied.

A significant number of babies have Cerebral Palsy because of malpractice by medical personnel during the prenatal office visits and/or mistakes during the labor and delivery process. Obviously, these are preventable birth injuries.

Brachial Plexus Palsy – The nerves of the baby’s arm run from the neck, under the shoulder, through the armpit and into the arm. These nerves can be torn during delivery such that the child is left with a permanent disability in movement and growth of its arm, hand or shoulder. This is a Brachial Plexus injury (also known as “Erb’s Palsy”) and is often, but not always, caused by medical malpractice during childbirth.

Other Birth-Related Injuries – During childbirth, instruments which are used to assist the delivery of the baby can cause skull fractures, bleeding in the baby’s brain, spinal cord or brain injuries or facial scarring. Additionally, certain drugs administered by the doctor or nurse during labor can cause injuries to the mother if not properly monitored and controlled (for example, rupture of the uterus; and abruption or tearing of the placenta). Sometimes, these birth injuries are caused by medical malpractice.

Call 1-803-374-0389 for a free consultation

Let the Law Office of the Lucas Law Firm, LLC handle your birth injury case. If your baby has been injured during childbirth resulting in brain damage or other serious injury, the Lucas Law Firm, LLC is here to help you with your birth injury claim.


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