Philadelphia Birth Trauma Lawyers
Pennsylvania's Leading Birth Injury Attorneys
The birth of your baby is supposed to be a beautiful and happy event. Yet, for some new parents, birth trauma can lead to brain damage, nerve damage or a stillborn child. In some cases, birth trauma could have been prevented or lessened by medical staff. If you believe your infant was injured due to the fault of a medical professional, contact our firm.
During this difficult time, allow The Beasley Firm to handle the complexities and challenges of pursuing litigation. In the last 55+ years, our team of Philadelphia birth injury lawyers has staunchly represented the families of infants injured during a traumatic birth. We have set the record for the two largest verdicts the field of medical malpractice.
Our dedication to hard work and justice on behalf of our clients has led to our history of success. To date, we have obtained over $2 billion in verdicts and settlements, including tens of millions for birth injury victims. You can count on us to do everything in our power to make sure you receive the strongest representation possible.
Common Causes of Birth Trauma
Even though birth is a natural process, there are many problems that can arise during labor and delivery. Your obstetrician (OB), nurse midwife, or doctor should diagnose and treat any potential birth problems before it is too late. Here at The Beasley Firm, our experienced birth injury team has extensive knowledge in evaluating labor and delivery malpractice cases.
We have experience in birth injury cases that have been caused by:
- Excessive anesthesia
- Improper use of forceps
- Improper use of vacuum extractors
- Shoulder dystocia
- Breech birth
- Pitocin use
- Uterine hyperstimulation
- Uterine tetany
- Yanking the baby during delivery
- Failing to perform a timely C-section
- Vaginal delivery of a large baby
- Nucal cord
- Umbilical cord prolapse
- Meconium aspiration
- Vaginal delivery of a preterm infant
- Prolonged pushing or maternal exhaustion
- Failure to refer a high risk pregnancy to a specialist
The best way to prevent a birth injury is to diagnose any potential problem before delivery starts. Physicians, obstetricians (OB), and nurse midwives should conduct thorough prenatal assessments and any ultrasound testing, non-stress tests, stress tests, or biophysical profiles necessary to check on the status of the baby before a birth problem arises.
Pursue Justice with The Beasley Firm-Decades of Excellence.
When you retain the help of Philadelphia birth injury attorneys from The Beasley Firm, you not only benefit from legal expertise, but medical expertise as well. Our firm works closely with medical professionals, including two NICU nurses who have witnessed thousands of births.
We overlook nothing in our pursuit of just compensation on your behalf. We prepare every case for trial so that you benefit from strong representation from the very start. Our history of success has established us as a firm with a reputation for excellence, hard work, and reliability. Even our opposition knows that when we take a case, it will be well-prepared for trial.
Call (215) 866-2424 to speak with a birth injury lawyer who can walk you through a free case evaluation and further discuss your case.
Jim Beasley, Sr. and Marsha Santangelo tried a six-week-long medical negligence case on behalf of a brain injured child. The suit involved obstetrical negligence which caused a mother to deliver her baby prematurely and immediately after the birth, another doctor put the breathing tube into the baby’s esophagus instead of the lungs.
Achieving record setting verdicts & settlements for over 60 years.
Over $2 billion awarded on behalf of our injured clients.
Listed in Best Law Firms and recognized by Best Lawyers in America.
Free case evaluations and contingent fees available.