It is a terrible tragedy for a parent to lose a child or to see a child suffer serious illnesses or injuries in the birthing process. The tragic nature of birth injuries is even harder to take when they are a direct result of negligence. If you have a child who has suffered birth injuries, work with an experienced team of lawyers to protect your interests and obtain the full measure of compensation available to you. At Friedman Schuman, we handle all types of personal injury and medical malpractice claims, including birth injuries. Our birth injury attorneys are ready to assess your case, guide you through your legal options, and fight for your future and the future of your child. Friedman Schuman has over 40 years of experience handling birth injury cases, including:
Birth injury attorneys serving Pennsylvania & New Jersey
For decades, the legal team here at Friedman Schuman has fought on behalf of mothers and their children who were wrongfully injured at birth. These accidents are tragic, but with the right legal team in your corner, there may be recourse available. Our legal team will assess all medical documentation and facts surrounding the incident, and, from there, determine whether we believe you have a valid malpractice claim against the medical professional in question. As long as we determine you have grounds to sue, we’ll bring your lawsuit, present evidence, and work to satisfy the burden of proof in your medical malpractice claim.
Time limit on birth injury claims
Generally, the statute of limitations for birth injury claims in New Jersey and Pennsylvania is two years. There are some exceptions, but it is typically two years. We understand that after a traumatic event like a birth injury, the last thing you want to do is get caught up in the legal process, however, taking action now may be your best bet at securing your future.
Contact our experienced birth injury attorneys
Birth injuries at the hands of a negligent doctor or medical professional can be devastating. The experienced attorneys at Friedman Schuman are prepared to help you fight for the greatest possible award if your child has been the victim of a birth injury. We understand that this is a sensitive matter and are fully committed to helping you obtain justice in the wake of an uncertain future for your child. If you need a dedicated team of attorneys to assess your case, help you explore your legal options, and take action against a negligent party, contact Friedman Schuman today.