Caring for a child who is injured at birth is not only emotionally challenging but also financially taxing. Birth injuries sustained during labor or delivery may require life-long care, and the costs associated with medical treatments, therapies, nursing and attendant care, medications and assistive equipment that your child may need can quickly add up. Led by Firm Director Lisa Weinstein, the attorneys in G&E’s birth injury practice are experienced, compassionate, and willing to fight for families and their children – helping them obtain long-term care while navigating the complexities associated with litigation.

G&E attorneys help families seek the truth as well as financial compensation, including, but not limited to, past, present and future medical expenses; pain and suffering; loss of a normal life; and loss of future earnings that a child may sustain as a result of harm endured during the prenatal period, labor and delivery, and after birth.

Ms. Weinstein has a successful track record litigating personal injury, medical malpractice and birth injury matters obtaining multi-million dollar settlements and verdicts on behalf of her clients. She has played a significant role in several cases against hospitals and healthcare providers, resulting in life-changing awards for families totaling over $300 million in verdicts and settlements, including:

$20M (verdict) – too much Pitocin, fetal distress, vaginal delivery, permanent brain injury
$12.5M – VBAC, delay recognizing fetal distress, uterine rupture, emergency C-Section, Spastic Quadriplegia
$9.75M – non-reassuring fetal heart rate pattern, vaginal delivery, Spastic Quadriplegia
$9.35M – delay calling C-Section for fetal distress, emergency C-Section, Spastic Quadriplegia
$9.2M – providers were monitoring mom but not baby, fetal distress, vaginal delivery, HIE, Spastic Quadriplegia, cerebral palsy
$9M – non-reassuring fetal heart rate pattern, transferred for hypothermia cooling outside 6 hour window, spastic quadriplegia
$8M – traumatic delivery, skull fractures, cerebral palsy
$8M – delivery in jail, delay in taking to hospital, permanent brain injury
$7.9M – face presentation, non-reassuring fetal heart tracing, permanent brain injury

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If your child suffered a birth injury or you lost a loved one during the labor and delivery process, you may be able to bring a claim for damages against the professionals responsible.

For more information on G&E’s birth injury litigation group click here. If you are a referring attorney who would like to discuss a potential case, please contact Lisa Weinstein.