The birth of a child is a joy for new parents. They look to the future with eager anticipation about raising their child and adding a new generation to their family. The most dreaded news for new parents is that their child has suffered some sort of injury at birth. They are immediately filled with dread and anxiety about the health and the future of their newborn.
If your child has suffered an injury, our birth injury lawyers at Wagar, Richard, Kutcher, Tygier, & Luminais, LLP in Metairie, LA, will fight to hold accountable parties responsible, and seek compensation for you and your family. Please send us a message or call us at (504)830-3838 to set up a consultation.
Sometimes, an injury may be minor, while at other times, injuries can be more severe. An injury such as cerebral palsy or a brain injury can leave your child permanently disabled. A trusted attorney can help you determine whether these injuries are the result of medical malpractice.
A mistake made by a doctor, medical staff, or the hospital can leave your child with a lifetime of grief and medical expenses. Your child can be the victim of carelessness that rises to negligence on the part of physicians or staff. In some cases, parents will be faced with a lifetime of significant expenses in raising your child and for providing him or her for the next 60, 70, or 80 years.
To fight against a defense attorney that will argue that the injury is a birth defect, and not an birth injury, it is important to speak with a qualified medical malpractice attorney.
Birth injuries and birth defects can have similar symptoms. In a birth defect, your child was genetically predisposed to a kind of disability. A birth injury is an injury created at birth in a child that would have otherwise be born healthy.
You need an attorney who not only understands these differences but is experienced in answering the claims of the defendant’s attorney. Chip Wagar of Wagar Richard Kutcher Tygier & Luminais, LLP is such an attorney.
You may be reluctant to file a lawsuit. You’re already under stress dealing with your child’s injury. The thought of adding more stress to your life can be discouraging.
A trusted and successful attorney like Chip Wagar can help minimize your stress during this difficult time. They lift the burden of the future off your shoulders. They are more than just legal experts. They are people dedicated to relieving the stress of dealing with the severe and sometimes lifelong problems of their clients.
A birth injury lawsuit can help you and your family recover damages for:
If your child has suffered a birth injury, please send us a message online, or call us direct at (504)830-3838, to set up a consultation with an attorney.
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