Compensation and Recovery After Birth Injuries to the Mother

Modern medicine has made childbirth and delivery relatively safe and routine. Still, childbirth can be a dangerous time for both the child and the mother. Serious consequences can result when doctors and nurses fail to follow procedure or are otherwise negligent.

Our team of plaintiff injury claim attorneys is well-equipped to give you and your family the support and advocacy you need when you or someone you love has suffered a birth injury to the mother in childbirth. Our firm is one of the longest-standing injury law firms in Illinois. We know the difference between birth injuries that arise out of a medical professional's control and birth injuries that are the direct result of medical negligence.

Let Steinberg Goodman & Kalish in Chicago, Illinois, be your guide through the birth injury claim process. We can help make sure you and your loved ones get the compensation you need and deserve.

How Do I Know the Injury Was Caused by Medical Negligence?

Every operation or procedure carries inherent risk. Unexpected issues can arise because of the patient's physiology — something that cannot be changed by medical professionals.

There is a big difference, however, between inescapable injuries and those that could have been prevented. Typically these injuries arise when a doctor or nurse fails to follow procedure or recognize telltale signs of a mother's distress during childbirth.

Proving negligence and its direct connection to your or your loved one's injury is challenging. It requires:

  • In-depth knowledge of proper medical procedures
  • The ability to efficiently and comprehensively investigate where procedures may have not been followed
  • Understanding of the injury itself, its symptoms, its causes and how it may have been prevented
  • Legal know-how to develop a thorough claim, present it persuasively and pursue the appropriate level of compensation for short-term and long-term needs

Our lawyers are effective litigators who regularly take on insurance companies and at-fault parties in negligence claims. We operate efficiently internally to make sure our clients are always up-to-date on the status of their cases and are comfortable moving forward.

Let our team help you. Contact us to arrange a free initial consultation. From our office in Chicago, we handle cases throughout Illinois.