Birth Injury Lawyers in Houston, TX
Birth injuries resulting from medical malpractice are among the most devastating injuries a family can suffer. Notwithstanding the injury caused to the newborn, the family must deal with the distress and emotional shock at a time they should be celebrating the new addition to their family. As a result of the birth injury, the family may have to provide lifelong care and support for a child with a physical or developmental disability. If you have reason to believe your child was injured during delivery due to medical negligence, we urge you to contact the experienced birth injury lawyers at Hastings Firm to discuss your options.
Tenacious Representation, Compassionate & Friendly Service
Hasting Law Firm P.C. specializes in medical malpractice lawsuits. Our founding attorney, Tommy Hastings, has had a long and successful career helping families who have been devastated by a birth injury to obtain successful verdicts and settlements across Texas and the wider United States. He has a strong record of success in both reaching a settlement, and taking birth injury cases through to a successful verdict in trial.
Our firm operates on a personal level. When you become a client of our firm, everyone in our team will get to know you and your family and will have a personal interest in your case. Accordingly, when you contact our office, we will be able to deal with any concerns you may have without delay. You will see that our office is a warm and welcoming environment with a caring team of people. We all take a personal interest in our clients and their success.
Pursuing Those Responsible For the Injury Caused To Your Child And Your Family
We understand that we cannot change the fact that your family has suffered greatly from the injury or loss. We are here because unfortunately you and your family will have many practical issues to consider, including medical costs, on-going care costs, as well as compensation for the distress caused. You and your family have suffered and we are here to help you seek justice.
Common Birth Injuries
Birth trauma can occur to an infant during pregnancy, labor or postdelivery. The most common types of infant birth injury include:
Additional pregnancy related injuries may include:
- Excessive newborn jaundice
- Infant bleeding in the brain
- Nerve injury
- Neurological disorders
- Newborn Bone injury
- Obstetrical complications
- Skin and soft tissue injury
- Skull fracture
What to Do If Your Child Suffers a Birth Injury
If you believe that your child has been subjected to negligence or a lack of care and has suffered a birth injury as a result, you should correctly document the course of events as best you can to help protect your legal rights. Gather as much information as possible, including:
• The full names and contact details of all physicians and medical professionals (including your OB/GYN)
• All medical facilities and hospitals you attended for pre-birth treatment and the delivery of your child
• Details of the medical procedures, including ultrasounds and fundal height measurements, etc. Include details of all procedures performed and offered to you
• A detailed timeline of the time and place of the events leading up to and including the birth
• All prescription medications you were taking leading up to the birth
• Any concerns you felt during your pregnancy, labor and birth
Documenting as much as possible will help your attorney prepare your case. Once you have gathered the information, the next step is to contact an attorney who specializes in birth injury lawsuits. This area of law is highly complex and as such, you should choose your attorney based on their experience in obtaining successful settlements and verdicts for their clients in medical malpractice cases.
We Handle all Types of Birth Injury Lawsuits Across Texas
The Hastings Law Firm is a firm specializing in medical malpractice law and we have a long history of experience acting for families who have suffered an injury or loss of life due to a birth injury. If your child has suffered an injury during birth as a result of medical negligence, we strongly recommend that you contact our office as soon as possible to discuss your options. We will provide you with a free and confidential initial consultation to discuss your legal rights and your options moving forward. Our contact number is 281-466-1396 or you can write to us online to arrange an appointment. We further note that our work is charged on a contingency basis. This means you will not be charged a fee unless we secure compensation on your behalf.