When mistakes are made in the delivery room due to negligence on the part of a doctor, nurse or other medical professional, they may result in devastating injuries to the infant and/or the birth mother. Families may be forced to deal with a lifetime of medical treatment and loss related to this birth trauma. Medical compensation is necessary to provide short-term and long-term care.
Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D., is a Lake Charles medical malpractice lawyer who has practiced medicine and understands the medical issues and the emotional issues that families have to face after a birth trauma occurs. He is also a compassionate and dedicated attorney who can help lay the foundation for equitable compensation. When you require assistance and representation for a birth trauma case, you need a skilled professional who fully comprehends the legal and the medical issues involved.
Legal Help for Birth Trauma in Louisiana
Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D., can assist you if your child has been harmed due to birth trauma and has suffered any of these types of injuries:
- Cerebral palsy
- Erb's palsy
- Shoulder dystocia
- Brachial plexus injury
- Forceps injuries
- Traumatic brain injury
- Another type of birth defect or injury
If your child has been injured, our goal is to help you obtain the compensation that you deserve from those medical professionals who negligently harmed your loved one.
Contact Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D.
Schedule a free initial consultation to learn more about your rights after a birth trauma. Call Lee M. Schwalben, M.D., J.D.'s Lake Charles office at 337-494-5757 or his Baton Rouge office at 225-763-7777.