• Birth injuries due to poor medical treatment during childbirth

    Posted on January 7th, 2010 admin No comments

    It’s the most exciting time in your life…starting a family. The big day comes and you’re in labor anxious to meet your precious child. Unexpectedly, the joy turns to fear as problems occur during childbirth. The medical staff fails to provide appropriate treatment and your child suffers a birth injury. It can all happen so fast. Do you have lingering questions about what took place that day? Your gut instinct is that this could have been avoided so you contact an experienced birth injury attorney at Linton & Hirshman.

    Linton & Hirshman are Cleveland based attorneys that specialize in birth injury cases. We have over 90 years of collective experience in the legalities of the medical profession. We understand the challenges of bringing a case against a doctor and or hospital for a birth injury. Don’t let that deter you. At Linton & Hirshman, Tobias J. Hirshman, Ellen Hobbs Hirshman, and Robert F. Linton, Jr. will be your advocates. We will take the time necessary to understand all the circumstances that played a role in the birth injury. We will use our vast resources to collect documentation, get witness statements, and have highly trusted medical professionals review your case to give a trustworthy account of poor medical treatment provided to you and your baby.

    In Cleveland, we have some of the best hospitals and doctors in the nation. Unfortunately, medical negligence still occurs. If your baby suffered a birth injury, consult an attorney immediately. It’s important that the liable party takes responsibility for their poor medical care. You could be granted compensation in the birth injury case that would help with further medical expenses needed to care for your child. Things such as surgeries, physical therapy, and assistive technology could be needed to help your child develop. And, if your child has suffered from a birth injury, long term care could be required. Your attorney at Linton & Hirshman will work hard to recover the compensation you and your child deserve.

    Contact Linton & Hirshman to speak with a birth injury attorney in Cleveland, Ohio. Schedule a free consultation that will help you interpret your legal options. Hospital or home appointments are available. We are conveniently located in Cleveland’s warehouse district near the state and federal courthouses.

    Resources:
    Merck Manuals Online Medical Library –
    http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec23/ch264/ch264b.html

    Parenting and Child Health –
    http://www.cyh.com/HealthTopics/HealthTopicDetails.aspx?p=114&np=306&id=1880

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