Birth Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia

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Throughout a mother's pregnancy, labor, delivery, and her child's infancy, it is necessary for her doctor to provide constant care and observation. Conditions such as fetal distress or hypoxia can lead to severe damage, including brain damage, nerve damage, cerebral palsy, or even death. If you suspect your child was injured by medical malpractice during the pregnancy, birth, or after your child was born, our Philadelphia birth injury lawyers at The Beasley Firm can help. We have nearly six decades of experience helping families just like yours recover compensation.

A Strong Medical & Legal Team to Win Your Battle

The Beasley Firm has successfully litigated pregnancy and birth injury cases in Pennsylvania since 1958. We have secured hundreds of millions of dollars in compensation for children who need lifelong care. Our team includes experienced attorneys as well as two doctors and three registered nurses-two of whom specialized in maternal and neonatal care. Together, we were able to win two of the top medical negligence verdicts in the history of Pennsylvania, with recoveries of $100 million and $55 million. We also obtained the largest punitive damage award against a physician in Pennsylvania at $15 million, along with hundreds of other multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements.

A few examples of our birth injury case results include:

  • In Fallon v. Snyder, a jury awarded $37 million after a medical neglect case that lasted six weeks. Our lawyers were able to prove that the presiding doctor inserted a breathing tube into the infant's esophagus instead of the lungs, causing the baby to suffer oxygen deprivation, hypoxia, and major brain damage.
  • In a confidential case, we obtained a $5 million settlement for a baby injured during heart surgery when the doctors cooled the child too fast, permitting the brain to still be warm and in need of oxygen before the heart was stopped.
  • In a confidential case, we obtained a $4.5 million settlement for a baby who had a congenital heart defect that went undiagnosed for two years. Soon after the baby was born, a resident doctor requested a CT scan of the child's airway, but the attending doctor refused, stubbornly believing his own incorrect diagnosis.

Pregnancy, Labor & Birth Malpractice Lawsuits

Over the last 55+ years, we have successfully represented both mothers and babies in physician and hospital negligence incidents that involved:

Call The Beasley Firm for a Free Consultation at (215) 866-2424

Given our experience, ability, and record of success in this area, other lawyers nationwide often refer their cerebral palsy and brain damage cases to us, including lawyers who advertise nationally for birth injury cases. Our Philadelphia birth injury lawyers at The Beasley Firm work on lawsuits every day, helping families just like yours investigate and understand the cause of their children's disabilities, and obtain fair compensation for their child's preventable injuries.

If you or your baby has been injured during pregnancy, labor, or birth, please contact us at (215) 866-2424 for a free consultation with our birth injury legal team.

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Why Choose The Beasley Firm?

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    Dedicated to representing the injured for over 50 years

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    Over $2 billion awarded on behalf of our injured clients

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    Listed in Best Law Firms and recognized by Super Lawyers

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    Free case evaluations and contingent fees available

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