Birth Injuries

San Antonio Birth Injury Attorney Miguel J. Chapa (210) 298-5500
Birth Injury Attorney

San Antonio Birth Injury Attorney - Birth injuries are a category of medical malpractice claims and lawsuits that arise when babies are injured at birth or before birth by careless acts of a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other healthcare provider.

When these actions cause an injury to a baby they are said to be a "tort," or civil wrong, which can provide the basis for a lawsuit. When someone is determined to be legally responsible for injuring someone else, they are liable for the injury, and may be made to pay the injured person compensatory damages. Compensatory damages attempt to put an injured person back in the position he or she was in before being injured.

For a young child this can include future and past medical expenses, pain and suffering, disability and disfigurement, loss of a normal life and loss of future earnings depending on the type of injury the child suffered.

Our firm handles a variety of birth injury claims for clients including:

  • Shoulder Dystocia
  • Brachial Plexus Injuries
  • Breech Birth Complications
  • Cerebral Palsy And Brain Damage
  • Birth Hypoxia And Brain Damage
  • Fetal Death Occurring Before Or During Birth
  • Death Or Trauma Related To Incorrect Dosage Of Medicine
  • Birth Injury Caused By Vacuum Extraction
  • Birth Injury Caused By Failure To Perform A Timely Caesarean

Chapa Law Group PC understands that your immediate goals after your child goes through such trauma are to get your child's medical bills paid as well as ensure for the future medical treatment relating to your child's injury. Our experienced birth injury attorney will discuss your situation and go over the options available to you, as well as work with insurance companies and other parties involved in your case to make sure all your child's needs are handled quickly and appropriately.

San Antonio Birth Injury Attorney - (210) 298-5500