Our Lawyers Provide The Legal Support You Need After A Birth Injury

The day of your child’s birth is supposed to be joyous, but for some parents the arrival of a new baby is also a day of pain and suffering. Sadly, some newborns are victims of doctor negligence, hospital negligence, or carelessness on the part of nurses or anesthesiologists.

When a baby suffers a birth injury, parents are often left feeling helpless. They aren’t sure what to do, where to go for advice, and what their legal rights are in a situation such as this. Although many families listen to the hospital for advice, some parents realize that the hospital doesn’t have their best interests in mind. This is why it is essential to seek the legal advice of a lawyer experienced in birth injury cases.   

Importance of Legal Support

It’s hard enough to get through the day following such a tragedy let alone deal with a legal claim. This is why it is best to hire an attorney to support you in your legal battle. A team of birth injury lawyers can help in the following ways:

  • Allow you to be with your family. When any sort of trauma occurs to one member of the family, the entire family hurts and needs to be together to support one another. If you are busy handling your own legal affairs, you will not have time to be there for your family who needs your help and support.
  • Allow you to grieve. Because birth injuries cause parents to feel frustrated, angry, sad, and experience many different emotions, it is wise to allow an attorney to support you so that you can allow yourself time to grieve the birth injury.
  • Allow your claim to be handled by an experienced birth injury attorney. Not everyone knows what to look for in birth injury cases. In fact, not even every lawyer knows the appropriate legal action to take in these cases. A lawyer with experience in medical malpractice law is the best person to help your family seek justice, closure and the most compensation possible.

Our team of experienced birth injury attorneys would be honored to provide you with legal support and we would dedicate ourselves to bringing your family justice and just compensation for the birth injury your child suffered. Please don’t hesitate to Contact Us for a complimentary consultation.


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  • Serving Virginia & D.C. Since 1986

    Our firm has earned a reputation as a top personal injury and medical malpractice firm. We have the ability to give your case the representation and attention it needs and deserves.

  • Trial-Tested Attorneys

    We believe the fight isn’t over until you are fully satisfied. While we always strive to resolve our clients’ cases, we are prepared to pursue litigation if necessary.

  • Honest & Personalized Attention

    From the moment you call us, our team provides you with a straightforward and personalized assessment that focuses on the unique details of your case.

  • Experienced & Dedicated Counsel

    Shevlin Smith has over 130 years of combined legal experience and we have the tools and resources to effectively advocate on your behalf.

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