Camden County Birth Injury Attorneys
Legome & Associates is a law firm comprised of several birth injury lawyers in Camden County. We handle a variety of birth-related injury cases to both mothers and children, including ataxic cerebral palsy, asthetoid cerebral palsy, brachial plexus palsy, erb’s palsy, and other brain injuries sustained due to medical malpractice.
With over 20 years’ experience in the practice, our birth injury attorneys have a sharp familiarity
with NJ birth-related injury lawsuits in Camden County.
Camden County Birth Injury Lawsuits
Birth injury lawsuits in Camden County typically stem from either medical malpractice (on the part of a medical professional responsible for the delivery) or from hospital negligence. Often, these incidents fall under one of the following birth-related medical malpractice categories:
- Oxygen deprivation
- Poor monitoring
- Neglect in administering necessary drugs during pregnancy or delivery
- Failure to perform a timely cesarean section
- Use of excessive force during delivery
- Dropping an infant
- Improper use of forceps
If you believe you, your spouse, or your child to be a victim of a birth injury related to medical malpractice, seek reparative medical care immediately, then strongly consider enlisting the aid of an experienced birth injury attorney in Camden County to handle your case.
Brain Injury in Camden County
Dozens of subcategories of brain injury or cerebral palsy regularly result in birth injury lawsuits in Camden County, but not all of them are easy to recognize. Examples of common medical problems that our Camden County birth injury lawyers handle include the following:
|Ataxic cerebral palsy||Ataxic cerebral palsy affects motor skills and balance, and may manifest tremors or hypotonia (poor muscle tone).|
|Athetoid cerebral palsy||Athetoid cerebral palsy refers to an inconsistent muscle tone, resulting in labored or involuntary movements.|
|Brachial plexus palsy||Brachial plexus palsy encompasses brachial plexus injuries that result in partial or full paralysis of the arm, shoulder, or hand.|
|Erb’s palsy||Erb’s palsy is a type of arm paralysis resulting from nerve injury. It often begins with a partial loss of sensation or mobility in the arm.|
|Spastic cerebral palsy||Spastic cerebral palsy includes spastic hemiplegia (muscle-nerve injury on one side of the brain, handicapping the opposite side of the body), spastic diplegia (affecting only the lower extremities), and spastic quadriplegia (equally affecting all limbs).|
|Brain injury||This is a blanket term for internal or external brain injuries that take place during child birth, resulting in temporary or permanent pain or disability.|
Legome & Associates: Birth Injury Law Firm in Camden County
The birth injury attorneys at Legome & Associates have extensive experience with Camden County birth injuries lawsuits, passionately striving to help families get the compensation they deserve. Our Camden County birth injury attorneys provide the compassion and knowledge to guide you and your family through a birth injury lawsuit.
For a free consultation, call our Camden County birth injury lawyers today at 856-528-3284, or contact us online.