Houston Infant Shoulder Dystocia Lawyers

Attorneys Handling Medically Negligent Shoulder Dystocia Lawsuits

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Your Baby Shouldn’t Suffer From Shoulder Dystocia

Shoulder dystocia occurs when a baby’s shoulder gets caught against the pelvic bone after its head has emerged from the birth canal. Doctors have a number of maneuvers they are able to perform to dislodge the baby’s shoulder in this situation.

However, if they fail to execute these maneuvers properly or if they fail to recognize the problem and put more pressure on the baby’s neck in trying to move it through the birth canal, this can result in serious problems such as Erb’s palsy, a broken arm or collarbone, or lack of oxygen, potentially resulting in cerebral palsy. If you believe your baby’s shoulder dystocia was caused by doctor error, you need to consult with our birth injury attorneys in Houston Texas familiar with this type of medical negligence.

Sympathy and Understanding for You and Your Family, Exceptional Representation to Hold the Negligent Parties Accountable

Hastings Law Firm has a reputation for fierce, dedicated representation for its clients. Tommy Hastings has more than a decade of experience helping victims of medical malpractice all over Texas. He has obtained millions of dollars in compensation for the harm done to them through successful verdicts and settlements.

Our friendly and welcoming team and our relaxed office atmosphere are designed to help you feel comfortable during a stressful time for you and your family. We find that our relaxed attitude helps us think differently about you and your situation. Because we all know you and understand the impact your baby’s injury has on your whole family, it makes us fight harder on your behalf.

Potential Issues Involving Shoulder Dystocia

Shoulder dystocia may occur when the mother has diabetes, is overweight or when the baby is larger than can easily move through her birth canal. It can also occur as part of the birth process when none of these factors exist. If doctors fail to act or react properly, your baby’s life may be permanently affected.

Our attorneys consult with medical professionals to determine whether your baby’s injury was caused by medical negligence. We put all of our resources into helping right the wrong that was done to you and your family.

A Brachial Plexus Injury May Affect Your Child Permanently — Our Lawyers Can Help You Obtain Compensation for the Harm Done

Tommy Hastings, at The Hastings Law Firm, is a dedicated attorney for medical errors in Houston who represents families and victims of medical malpractice across Texas. If you think that your little one suffered a birth-related injury because a doctor, medical professional, or medical center did not perform their responsibilities properly, we encourage you to contact our office right away. We can provide you with a free and confidential case examination so that you can identify the best approach based on full understanding of your options. Call now at 877-269-4620 or write to us online 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.

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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.