Delaware Hypoxic-Anoxic Brain Injury Lawyers
Birth injuries that are a direct result of prolonged, or complete lack of, oxygen depravation are extremely serious. Your child will never recover from these injuries and will need lifelong medical care due to negligence on the part of the doctor, medical staff and hospital. If your child has suffered brain damage due to oxygen depravation during childbirth in Delaware or Maryland you may be entitled to medical benefits and financial compensation per Delaware Medical Malpractice Law and Maryland Medical Malpractice Law. It is in your best interest, as well as your child’s, to seek the aid of an experienced and knowledgeable Delaware Birth Injury Lawyer.
Baltimore Oxygen Depravation Caused Birth Injury Attorneys
Contact the Wilmington Delaware Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Injury Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. to discuss your rights as well as filing your claim. They have office is 2 states: Delaware and Maryland and serve the injured throughout both states. Their Wilmington, Delaware medical malpractice law office can be reached at 302-995-6210. Their Baltimore, Maryland birth injury law office can be dialed at 410-385-5612. You can also click here to email a Delaware Birth Injury Malpractice Lawyer at Shelsby & Leoni.
Oxygen Deficiency Caused Brain Injuries Occurring During Childbirth
There are 2 main brain injuries occurring during child birth that are a direct result of oxygen depravation. They are:
Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
This brain injury is caused by an ongoing lack of oxygen to the baby’s brain during childbirth
Hypoxic Anoxic Enecphalopathy (HAI)
This is a brain injury caused by total, or complete, lack of oxygen during childbirth
Proper Fetal Monitoring and Healthy Baby Delivery
While in the womb, or in utero, the baby’s brain receives oxygen from the umbilical cord. Sometimes the cord can become twisted, compressed, obstructed or pinched during childbirth. If this happens, the baby may have its oxygen supply restricted or cutoff entirely. It is the responsibility of your OB-GYN and medical team to monitor the fetus leading up to birth to ensure there are no life altering childbirth complications. If the baby’s oxygen supply is disrupted there are physiological signs such as tachycardia, which is a rapid heart rate, that will alert the doctor that something may be wrong.
If your doctor is negligent regarding monitoring the fetus, its heart rate and oxygen supply and the baby sustains brain injury or brain damage you may be able to take legal action in the form of a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Outstanding Track Record of Obtaining Compensation for Injured Children
The Baltimore Maryland Childbirth Caused Brain Injury Lawyers at Shelsby & Leoni have many years experience helping the parents of injured children in Delaware and Maryland. They will determine the true and total lifelong monetary value of your claim by analyzing current medical costs, future medical and therapy costs, pain, suffering, mental anguish and other factors related to your claim. They will fight to get you the maximum amount of compensation for your claim and have the skills, knowledge and resources to do so.
Contact a Delaware Birth Injury Attorney for a Free Consultation
Shelsby & Leoni handle medical malpractice claims on a contingency fee basis meaning they charge nothing unless they recover for you. They also offer free consultations to injury victims and their families so there is no reason not to contact them today. Call them at 302-995-6210 or 410-385-5612.
Shelsby & Leoni serve victims of medical malpractice throughout all of Delaware and Maryland including: Wilmington, Newark, Middletown, Dover, Milford, Seaford, Lewes, Elkton, Bel Air, Towson, Baltimore, Annapolis, College Park and Hyattsville.