How an Attorney Can Help in the Early Stages of Legal Action
Birth injury lawsuits can prove particularly complicated in some cases. These lawsuits require claimants to prove that the doctors or nurses involved in pre-natal care, the delivery itself, or care for the child after birth were somehow responsible for the development of their child’s disabilities. As a result, there is a significant amount of evidence and testimony that may need to be gathered and analyzed to build a reasonable case. For anyone unfamiliar with birth injury lawsuits, this can be overwhelming.
Fortunately, if you’re considering pursuing compensation through a birth injury lawsuit after your child has developed cerebral palsy, we may be able to assist you through the process of filing a claim. For additional information regarding your rights and options as the parents of a child wronged by a care provider, contact a cerebral palsy birth injury lawyer of the Driscoll Firm, today by calling (800) 305-9800.
Legal Help When Preparing for a Case
Before the claimant and the defendant meet for the first time after a birth injury claim is filed, there is a significant amount of work that needs to be completed for the sake of the case. These preparations may include the following:
- Gathering medical records, including fetal monitoring and delivery room records
- Securing testimony from credible medical experts
- Analyzing evidence and testimony, comparing it against legal definitions of medical malpractice
- Developing a life care plan to determine the total financial burden of the disability
In addition to these important preparations, an attorney can answer questions a claimant may have, alleviating many of a person’s questions and concerns.
Birth injury lawsuits can be frustrating legal actions for anyone unfamiliar with the process and area of law. However, our knowledgeable attorneys may be able to help you. To learn more about our services and how we may be able to make filing a claim easier, contact the cerebral palsy lawyers of the Driscoll Firm, at (800) 305-9800 today.