Shoulder dystocia is a complication which can occur at birth where a child’s shoulders become stuck during delivery, putting tremendous stress on joints, nerves, and muscles. This is a serious condition which in severe cases can lead to permanent damage to both the child and mother. Unfortunately, this injury can be the result of a preventable hospital error or negligent act. At Goodman Acker P.C., we believe that doctors and hospital staff who provide less than the utmost care should be held responsible for their actions. If your child is suffering from shoulder dystocia, our Detroit lawyer can help you get every penny that your family deserves.
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Childbirth can be tremendously complex, with the potential for a countless number of errors; however, not all injuries will constitute a birth injury claim. It must be shown that a hospital worker acted negligently, for example, if a doctor uses needlessly risky techniques or fails to recognize or act on the warning signs of shoulder dystocia. During any visit to the hospital, doctors, nurses, and staff have a duty to provide a certain standard of care to patients. We can help you to understand if a breach of this duty led to your child’s injuries. If you want to know where you stand in your case, we want to hear from you.
Birth injuries such as shoulder dystocia typically fall under the legal umbrella of medical malpractice and in the wake of an injury, it is vital to act quickly. You may have only a limited amount of time to take legal action and if this deadline passes, you may lose your ability to seek monetary compensation. If you are ready to hold negligent hospital staff accountable for their actions, do not hesitate to contact our firm. We can help you understand each step in the claims process as well as your legal options.
If your child has been injured at the hands of hospital staff, you need lawyers in your corner who understand how to pursue and investigate every aspect of your case. This is where our firm comes in. At Goodman Acker P.C., we know that you must be going through incredible hardship and we can fight aggressively for your family.
Our attorneys can help you to seek compensation for pain & suffering, reduced income potential, and medical costs. While we know that nothing can truly make up for the damages you have suffered, pursuing restitution can help your family to move forward.
We have been helping accident injury victims in Michigan win the maximum settlement for their injuries for 25+ years.
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If you have been wrongly injured, we would be happy to review the specific details of your case to determine how we can help.