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Ohio Birth Injury, Birth Trauma, and Medical Malpractice

Dedicated One–On–One Birth Injury Representation

Lawsuits involving cerebral palsy, brain damage and birth injuries are complex, thus it is imperative you hire an experienced birth injury and medical malpractice lawyer. John Lancione at The Lancione Law Firm has nearly 30 years of success in obtaining justice for the children and families who suffered birth injuries. The statute of limitations in many states have a specific window

of time to start legal action, do not wait to make a decision, contact nationally recognized birth injury attorney, John Lancione today. All case reviews are free and informative; you have nothing to lose. Call now 440-331-6100 or contact us here for your free case review.

The Lancione Law Firm – Types of Birth Injuries

Birth Injury Statistics

  • Deaths Caused by Birth Injuries 3%
  • Birth Injuries Caused by Medical Errors 31%
  • Birth Injuries Caused by Complications 66%
Birth Injury Attorney and Lawyer in Ohio John Lancione

There is 28,000 Birth Injuries Per Year In The U.S.

Causes Of Birth Injury

When the obstetrical health care system fails, babies born with birth injuries are often the victims. In many situations, the mother’s health is endangered as well as the child’s. Lack of communication among caregivers, lack of understanding of complex medical issues related to pregnancy and birth, and inattentiveness of overworked nurses, technicians, and obstetricians have all been identified as causes of birth injuries.

Experienced birth injury attorneys at The Lancione Law Firm are tough, aggressive and highly knowledgeable advocates representing babies and their families injured during pregnancy, labor or delivery. Call us at 440-331-6100 for a free consultation.

For nearly 30 years John Lancione at The Lancione Law Firm has specialized in obtaining justice for the following negligent actions resulting in cerebral palsy, brain damage, HIE or other birth injuries:

  • Failure to monitor or respond to fetal distress
  • Failure to have emergency protocols in place in the event a C-section is required for any reason, including oxygen deficiency or cephalopelvic disproportion
  • Faulty handling of a baby whose shoulders become lodged in the mother’s pelvis during delivery
  • Misuse of forceps and vacuum extraction devices during delivery
  • Problems such as placental abruption, premature rupture of membranes, uterine ruptures
  • Errors made during prenatal care, including misdiagnosis of risk factors such as gestational diabetes or preeclampsia
  • Infections suffered by mother or baby
  • Mistakes made by obstetrics nurses, technicians, midwives or other personnel
  • Harm related to dangerous drugs, overmedication or medication errors before or during labor

Our Job Is To Help You Cope With The Costs Of Birth Injuries.

The task of a diligent birth injury lawyer is simply this: to help the injured infant and affected parents cope with the costs and challenges of care, therapy, and accommodations of a disability such as severe cerebral palsy. With nearly 30 years of successful verdicts and settlements, The Lancione Law Firm is here to examine your unique situation carefully and deduce if you have a case for damages.

  • $7.5 million settlement: Baby boy who suffered brain damage and cerebral palsy due to doctor failing to recognize fetal distress on fetal heart monitor
  • $5 million for a twin who was injured when umbilical cord prolapse occurred and the needed C-section delivery was unnecessarily delayed
  • $3.75 million for a child and his family who suffered severe cerebral palsy when the obstetrician ignored obvious risk factors (maternal diabetes; overweight fetus) and failed to recommend C-section
  • $2.6 million for a child who suffered severe brain damage after the obstetrician failed to respond to fetal distress during induced labor, as reported by nurses
  • $2.3 million for a child with severe cerebral palsy after the nursing staff failed to recognize fetal distress on the fetal heart monitor tracing
  • $1.1 million for a baby who developed Erb’s palsy as a result of a brachial plexus injury at birth resulting from the obstetrician’s failure to employ standard maneuvers known to be effective in relieving shoulder dystocia

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