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Attorneys Handling Medically Negligent Forceps & Vacuum Injury Lawsuits

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Most Birth Injuries Involving Problems with Forceps or Vacuum Extraction Are Caused By Medical Negligence

As birthing techniques have improved, the risk to the child has dropped dramatically. Doctors may still use a vacuum extractor or forceps if there is some difficulty getting a baby through the birth canal. When used properly, these tools are very effective at completing the delivery. When they are not, serious damage can be done to the baby. Doctors are trained on the use of these tools and how they should be applied. If they fail to use these tools correctly, doctors should be held accountable for the damage they cause.

Aggressive Representation with Caring Customer Service

Tommy Hastings and his team at Hastings Law Firm have helped many parents of children who have suffered birth injuries involving problems with forceps or vacuum extraction. They have a long track record of success and have obtained millions of dollars in compensation for their clients all over Texas. With more than a decade of experience, they have the medical and legal knowledge to prove medical malpractice when it has occurred.

When you come to our office, you will find a warm with our delivery mistake attorney in Houston Texas, a relaxing atmosphere full of people who care about what has happened to you. Everyone will get to know you and your family so we understand the impact your baby’s birth injury has had on all of you. This personal relationship helps us think differently about you and your case. Our lawyers put more effort into winning on your behalf because they know what’s at stake.

When Important Tools Are Used Incorrectly

Forceps and vacuum extractors are typically used in emergency situations. Doctors and nurses get specific training on how to handle each emergency and the techniques to use in completing a safe delivery. Unfortunately, many babies are still injured by negligence during these procedures.

The Most Common Birth Injures Involving Forceps & Vacuum Extraction

  • Blood clots or hemorrhaging
  • Marks, bruising or swelling on the scalp
  • Hematoma
  • Facial nerve damage
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb’s palsy
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Death

Your child’s health and well-being are the most important things to our attorneys. We put all of our efforts into holding the doctor or nurse accountable for his or her actions and getting the compensation you will need to deal with your child’s life-changing injuries.

Members of the medical establishment hide behind carefully constructed excuses for the mistakes they make. By holding these people accountable for their negligence, you are not just benefiting yourself. You may also prevent this same injury from occurring to another family.

Contact Our Medical Malpractice Law Firm to Schedule Your Free Consultation

The attorneys specializing in medical errors in Houston at The Hastings Law Firm are dedicated to representing families and victims of medical malpractice across Texas. If you feel your child might have experienced a birth injury or loss of life because of negligence or medical malpractice, we urge you to speak to our expert team of lawyers to discuss your options. We can provide you with a free and private case analysis to help you determine the best course of action based on full understanding of your options. Call today at 877-269-4620 or write to us on-line to schedule your no cost initial consultation. All cases are handled on contingency, so you never pay a fee unless we recover compensation for you.



Don’t Wait! Contact Us Today to Get the Help You Deserve From One of the Best Medical Malpractice Law Firms in Texas.

We represent clients from all across Texas. If you or a loved one has been injured by medical negligence of a healthcare provider or facility, contact us now for a free consultation. Our personal injury attorneys will review the details of your case, make sure you understand your legal rights, and discuss the possibilities of a lawsuit. Call us at the number below or complete the form and a member of our staff will contact you as soon as possible. All consultations are strictly confidential.




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Fantastic law firm! Getting our negligence case settled took longer than originally expected but in the end the results were well worth it. Mr. Hastings and his office were always professional, polite, and thorough in explaining my case to me. Bug thanks to him and his staff for helping me through this ordeal.

Gus Morton

We couldn’t have made a better choice by hiring the Hastings Law Firm to represent us. The staff was always professional but they showed real concern for our case and made it personal. If you need a great law firm, I would happily recommend them.

Ernie Wolford

Tommy is a great guy, genuinely concerned about his clients. This is evident in not only how he runs his firm but the fact that he chose to focus on medmal, something other attorneys have abandoned. If you’re looking for someone that will fight for you tooth and nail, he’s your man.


Tommy Hastings and his staff provided a much needed voice for us during our crisis. His attention to detail went beyond the scope of simply practicing law. He is honest, informative, pragmatic and communicated well with us from start to finish. In a sea full of competing attorneys, Tommy has cast a reputation for himself as the very best. I highly recommend his services.

Kellie Rhodes

Tommy Hastings went above and beyond during my crisis. He genuinely cares about his clients and delivered a straight-forward, honest method to resolve my issue as quick as possible. If you want the best of the best then look no further. You’ve found him.

Kendall Webb

I was represented better than I could have ever imagined. My needs were put first and was treated as a friend rather than a number. My opinions were valued, my nerves were calmed and the process was always explained. Tommy Hastings and his staff go above and beyond! I couldn’t have asked for a better law firm or attorney!

Joy Love

I can’t say enough great things about this law firm. The staff was friendly and courteous every step of the way. They kept me informed and explained all of my options. Tommy was amazing to work with and I couldn’t be more satisfied with my outcome. If I could give him 10 stars, I would. If you don’t go with Hastings, you are doing yourself a disservice. Highly recommend.

Misty Peterson

I would highly recommend Tommy and his law firm. He represented us in a case where a simple surgery left my mother permanently disabled. His staff was very professional and diligent and kept me well informed throughout the case. In the end we are happy with the settlement she received and feel lucky to have had Tommy as our attorney.

Earica Robert

My brother had an unnecessary surgery which left him with severe neurological issues. We called several attorneys but chose Hastings because of their focus on cases like this. While the case is still pending, we’ve already received a settlement offer that was very close to what we were looking for. Many thanks go out to Tommy and his great team!

Devin Schumacher

We’re blessed to have found the Hastings law firm. Tommy and Greg were outstanding! Both attorneys were very responsive, professional, and helpful with any questions we had about our case. Their entire staff went above and beyond to keep us updated and most of all, calm. My family feels as though we have been made (mostly) whole again. Thank you both for your hard work.

Amy Word



Tommy Hastings and his team of personal injury attorneys have successfully tried and settled thousands of medical negligence lawsuits across Texas & Florida, resulting in the recovery of millions of dollars in compensation for their clients. These results have earned them the reputation of being one of the best medical malpractice plaintiff firms in the nation.