Northwest Indiana Birth Injury Attorneys
When Medical Malpractice Causes Serious Birth Injuries
A birth injury can turn a joyous occasion into one overshadowed by worry and anxiety. Some birth injuries can be corrected through treatment and surgery, but others result in permanent disfigurement or create a need for lifelong care.
Common birth injuries include:
- Cerebral palsy
- Erb’s palsy
- Nerve and spinal cord injuries
- Oxygen deprivation
- Brain damage
- Facial paralysis
- Bone fractures
- Shoulder dystocia
- Subdural hematoma
- Intracranial hemorrhage
- Cranial nerve trauma
At Theodoros & Rooth, P.C., we believe that medical professionals who care for expectant mothers and newborns have a special duty to perform their jobs to the best of their abilities. When they fail to do so, our Northwest Indiana birth injury attorneys devote themselves to helping you receive appropriate financial compensation for birth injuries and your child’s subsequent medical needs.
Find out how we can help your family by calling (219) 212-2462. Your consultation is free!
What to do After a Birth Injury
While some birth injuries may not become apparent for months or years, it is important to consult medical professionals if you suspect your child was injured during a difficult birth. Prompt treatment as soon as a birth injury is identified is critical — if caught early on, you have a greater risk of minimizing a its negative effects through treatment options like physical therapy and surgery. You also lessen the chance your child may develop further limitations if his or her condition worsens.
Finding knowledgeable legal counsel should also be a priority if you wish to protect your child’s best interests. Birth injury lawsuits are incredibly complex and are best handled by attorneys who have tried such cases before. The Northwest Indiana birth injury lawyers of Theodoros & Rooth, P.C. have more than 110 years of experience practicing law in Indiana and Illinois, and we collaborate with skilled professionals to build strong cases on our clients’ behalf.
From the beginning of Theodoros & Rooth, P.C.'s existence, our dedicated attorneys have cultivated a reputation for client-centered advocacy in matters involving serious injuries. Drivers who have been harmed in truck, car, or motorcycle accidents; patients harmed due to the negligence of a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or hospital’s carelessness; consumers hurt due to faulty products; and others who have been injured due to no fault of their own, have found a trusted team at our firm. We are devoted holding negligent parties accountable and standing up for patient safety, in order to promote a safer environment within the community as a whole. Our attorneys will take a team approach to help satisfy our clients’ unique needs in seeking the full and fair compensation they deserve.
This commitment has afforded us numerous accolades and award and we are truly proud of our long history of helping those who need it most. Learn more about how we may be able to help you by contacting our firm today.
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