Has Your Baby Suffered A Birth Injury?

The day your child is born should be one of the happiest days of your life. But when a medical mistake occurs and your child suffers a birth injury, the happiest day of your life can quickly turn into the most devastating day of your life.

We trust medical staff to care for us and our children. What happens when they make mistakes?

An expectant mother entrusts her doctor to deliver a healthy newborn baby. But unfortunately, thousands of babies are affected by life-threatening and disabling birth injuries every year. At Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., our Dayton birth injury attorneys understand the devastating impact that a birthing injury can have on your family. We've spent over 50 years representing injured babies and their families, helping them achieve the compensation they deserve so their child can live as normal a life as possible.

For more information about our firm or to schedule a free consultation, call 937-353-4305 or contact us online. We are available 24/7/365 to help you when you need it most.

Examples of birth injuries we have handled

Birth injuries can happen before, during or after delivery and can cause a temporary or permanent disability. Birth injuries can be affected by the baby's size or position during labor and delivery. There are about six to eight injuries per 1,000 births every year, according to Medscape Health Professional Network statistics. At Elk & Elk, we have handled birth injuries such as:

Helping you get the compensation you need after a birth injury

An infant can face emotional, physical and medical challenges when he or she is injured due to the negligence of a health care provider. Parents are harmed too: they may have years of overwhelming medical expenses for their child. If your child has been harmed by a birth injury, our attorneys can evaluate your situation. In some situations, you may be able to pursue your rights to compensation through a medical malpractice claim.

Schedule a free consultation if your child suffered a birth injury

To learn more about how we help families who have been affected by birth injuries, contact the Dayton medical malpractice lawyers at Elk & Elk today. We're available 24/7/365. Call 1-800-ELK-OHIO (1-800-355-6446). When you contact us, be sure to ask about our no fee promise.

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