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Experienced Washington DC and Maryland Birth Injury Lawyer – Attorney Walter E. Laake, Jr.

Maryland Birth Injury Lawyer

Hundreds of thousands of babies are born in the United States each and every year.  Unfortunately, thousands of infants will suffer birth injuries as a result of negligence or of medical malpractice.  Most of these injuries will be minor and will have no long lasting effects, but some birth injuries can be grievous and can impact the remainder of the child’s life or even lead to death.  If your child has suffered injury during his or her birth, contact your Maryland birth injury lawyer Walter E. Laake, Jr. today to begin the process of investigating and holding the appropriate parties responsible.

Birth injuries can occur in a number of ways.  During the actual natural birth process, hospital staff members can act in ways that are negligent or grossly detrimental to your child’s health.  This can include improper monitoring of the birthing process or improper usage of the equipment used during the birth.  It can even include treatment and care that would be considered malpractice that occur shortly after delivery.  No matter the circumstances concerning your child’s injury, you need a highly qualified Maryland birth injury lawyer by your side to protect your every interest and when appropriate seek recovery for you and your child.

Birth injuries can also occur during surgical birthing processes.  Although Cesarean delivery is now considered to be very safe, it also requires a high level of care and competence by your health care providers.  If they have failed to meet this standard of care, birth injuries can occur.  When your child has suffered a birth injury, it is very important to hold the appropriate parties responsible.  Through the help of your Maryland birth injury lawyer, Walter E. Laake, Jr., you can begin to do so and you can also see that appropriate compensation is obtained to pay for the pain, suffering and loss that your baby has experienced.

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