Forceps Injury | NYC Birth Injury Lawyer
Don’t be a victim twice
Choose the right attorney!

Don’t be a victim twice
Choose the right attorney!

  • $200,000,000
    in Recoveries
    Since 1995
  • Nearly 20,000
    Satisfied Clients
  • Cases Settled
    Quickly
  • Calls Returned
    Every Time

NEW YORK CITYPERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

$200,000,000

In Recoveries Since 1995

 

Nearly 20,000 Satisfied Clients

$200,000,000

In Recoveries Since 1995

 

Cases Settled Quickly

Calls Returned Every TIme

Don’t be a victim twice
Choose the right attorney!

Forceps Injury | Hire a NYC Birth Injury Lawyer to Represent You

Forceps are a tool commonly used in many birthing situations. When used, forceps are usually applied to the baby’s head and used to help guide the child through the birth canal.

However, if the doctor is negligent, this can result in an injury to either the child or the mother—sometimes both.

Any time a patient is injured because a doctor did not show the correct amount of care in using forceps, there is potential for a medical malpractice lawsuit. If you or your child were injured in a forceps-assisted birth, contact a New York City forceps injury lawyer to determine if you might be eligible for financial compensation.

Forceps Injuries to the Mother

Forceps injuries to the mother can sometimes be difficult to detect as the damage is often internal.

Any of the following symptoms could indicate a forceps injury after giving birth:

  • Pain in the perineum
  • Difficulty urinating or completely emptying the bladder
  • Injuries to the bladder or urethra
  • Uterine rupture
  • Anemia
  • Pelvic organ prolapse

If the doctor present during the birth won’t give you a straight answer regarding any of the above symptoms, it may be necessary to seek a second opinion from a different physician. Should a forceps-related injury be discovered, immediately consult with a New York City forceps injury lawyer to proceed with a medical malpractice suit.

Forceps Injuries to the Baby

Obviously, a firm-but-gentle touch will be required anytime a doctor chooses to use forceps to assist in the birthing process. If the doctor makes an error, the impact on the child could be readily apparent:

  • Facial injuries due to inappropriate pressure
  • External eye trauma
  • Internal bleeding in the head
  • Facial palsy
  • Paralysis or seizures

If your child has been injured in one of these ways, you likely have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit and should contact a New York City forceps injury lawyer as soon as possible.

Financial Compensation for Forceps Injuries

Forceps injuries can vary substantially in severity. The worst can require expensive long-term care and may even lead to permanent disabilities.

This can result in serious financial burdens and emotional or mental trauma. One moment of negligence on the part of a doctor can gravely impact his or her patients—at no fault of their own.

Any expenses related to a forceps injury could be eligible for financial compensation:

  • Medical bills
  • Ongoing care
  • Therapy for emotional or mental trauma
  • Lost wages due to time off work
  • Pain and suffering

Contact a New York City Attorney

You have the right to expect proper care from your doctor. If a physician’s carelessness has caused you or your child harm, you are entitled to financial compensation for the results of that negligent action.

Schedule a free consultation with a New York City forceps injury lawyer by calling 1-800-VICTIM2 (1-800-842-8462). The attorneys of Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP can provide you with legal advice regarding how to proceed with your medical malpractice case.

TESTIMONIALS

“Their communication with me was great and they were always quick to respond to emails and calls. I would highly recommend using Greenstein and Milbauer for motor vehicle accidents.”

- Brittany L. via Google

"I put my trust in the law office of Greenstein & Milbauer and it paid off!"

- Marlo K. via Google

"I couldn’t recommend them more highly!"

- Adam B. via Google

"They don't stop till they get it done, and they get it done!"

- Mitch L. via Google
view all
INJURED? CALL 1-800-VICTIM-2
INJURED? CALL 1-800-VICTIM-2

or fill out the form below for a

FREE CASE REVIEW
[]
1 Step 1
First Nameyour full name
Last Nameyour full name
Phone Numberyour full name
Tell Us About Your Casemore details
0 /

All fields required*

Previous
Next
powered by FormCraft