Filing a Lawsuit for Infant Wrongful Death After a Birth Injury
The birth of a newborn baby is seen as a joyous occasion, and many parents as well as other family members wait for the arrival of the new family addition anxiously. However, when that call never comes, and instead, news of the death of newborn is broken days later, the anxiety and excitement soon changes to grief and heartbreak. When a baby is born stillborn or loses their life due to physician actions, you must suspect negligence especially if everything was going well as evidenced by prenatal checkups. A wrongful death for a the death of a newborn is the logical step to make, and the law is on your side and willing to help you every step of the way get the justice and compensation your family deserves.
Are you looking for a wrongful death of a child attorney? If you or your wife gave birth to a child that suffered birth injuries and then shortly died, you may be able to file an infant wrongful death lawsuit with us. The experienced wrongful death lawyers at McCready Law would love to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve if you lost a loved one due to a doctor’s negligence. We have over 90 YEARS of combined legal experience, and we would be honored to put it to work to help legally solve your baby’s or infant’s sudden death. We work on contingency fee basis, and what this means is that we don’t charge you ANYTHING until we recover compensation on your behalf. Please contact us NOW at (773) 906-4833 for your 100% FREE consultation into infant wrongful death lawsuits. Serving all that have experienced the loss of a loved one countrywide.
Common Causes of Infant Death in Hospitals
Infant or neonatal death refers to the passing away of a baby before the elapsing of 28 days from their birth. Congenital issues which are usually detected during scans when the mother is pregnant are one of the leading causes of infant death. In addition, birth injury that can happen because the doctor used excessive force getting the baby out of the birthing canal with forceps or vacuum pumps, or not monitoring the baby’s breathing and heartbeat in order to prevent fetal distress, as well as not treating the mother’s infection that they contracted during pregnancy can all lead to infant death.
How to File a Wrongful Death Claim for a Dead Infant
It is important to understand that physicians, nurses and the hospital in which you give birth must adhere to a certain standard of care in order to keep you and your baby safe. This is basically a level of care and attention that is to be expected in any other medical institution with the same facilities and accreditation. Should they breach this standard of care, causing infant injury and subsequent death, you are well within your rights to file an infant death medical malpractice lawsuit.
Filing an Infant Wrongful Death Lawsuit – Call Us for Help
While no amount of money can bring your child back, it is important that you file an infant wrongful death lawsuit so you can send a message to the hospital and the doctors that negligence will not be tolerated. In addition, you’ll be able to take care of any accrued medical bills, lost wages, get relief from pain and suffering, and so much more. Need to learn how to get started on your infant wrongful death lawsuit? Please give us a call NOW at (773) 906-4833 to speak with one of our compassionate and experienced attorneys. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.