Schuylkill County Birth Injury Lawyers

Pottsville Attorneys for Delivery Room Errors

Birth injury is defined as any harm that comes to mother or newborn during the delivery process. And though some injuries may heal and cause little if any permanent damage to a child, every birth injury should be taken seriously by the medical profession, given its high standards of care.

Did a serious birth injury at a Pennsylvania hospital having a lifelong impact on your child?

In Pottsville, Schuylkill County and surrounding areas, the experienced and client-committed medical malpractice attorneys of Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., can help. If your child suffered a life-altering birth injury that will not get better in time, due to physician or nursing negligence in the delivery room, we are dedicated to protecting your legal rights.

That pledge to you and families just like yours has not changed during our almost 30 years of service to medical malpractice clients — more than 90 years of experience, combined among our lawyers. In medical negligence and personal injury cases, we regularly record the largest jury verdicts and out-of-court settlements for those who have been victimized by medical mistakes such as delivery room negligence. Every partner in our firm is a member of the national Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a selective national organization that recognizes trial lawyers who have obtained settlements and jury verdicts in excess of $1,000,000.

Don't allow a negligent doctor or hospital staff member to get away with the kind of oversight that ruins lives from the very start. Act now to protect your rights, and those of your child, and send a message to careless delivery room personnel throughout the state. Contact us today for a free initial consultation at 800-858-1532, toll free.

Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C. — Decades of Experience, Reputation for Results in Medical Malpractice Cases

We have the answers and results you deserve when you or your child are the victim of:

  • Delivery errors causing cerebral palsy
  • Improper prenatal care
  • Premature delivery
  • Shoulder dystocia, brachial plexus and Erb's palsy
  • Vacuum extractor and forceps injuries

Shoulder dystocia is a permanent condition caused by damage to the nerves in a child's shoulder during the delivery process. Erb's palsy may be caused by a doctor's failure to perform medically accepted procedures during delivery. Cerebral palsy is a devastating condition caused by permanent damage to the nervous system or brain. Hypoxia results from oxygen deprivation during delivery.

Regardless of what kind of negligence you encountered in your delivery room, if you suspect that your child's birth injury was avoidable, our medical malpractice lawyers will review staff notes of the birthing process and access the opinions and findings of medical specialists, including expert obstetricians. If we feel that we can bring a medical malpractice lawsuit, our law firm will strive to hold the providers and hospital accountable for their errors, and deal with insurers to recover the compensation you must have for your child's medical needs.

Your free initial consultation with an experienced Pottsville birth injury attorney at Fanelli, Evans & Patel, P.C., is as close as your phone, toll free: 800-858-1532. We give prompt attention to your e-mail. If you need an evening or weekend appointment, please tell us.