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Who is liable when your baby is injured?

The arrival of a new child is one of the most joyful experiences a family can have. It is the beginning of a new chapter and the herald of what will hopefully be many happy years to come. Unfortunately, it does not always go as smoothly as hoped and many families in Maryland have the happiness of this day tempered by medical malpractice.

Newborns are so delicate that any mistakes during childbirth can have devastating consequences, resulting in injuries that can last a lifetime. The child's life could be put at risk and he or she might be left with permanent disabilities. Although most families realize that their disabled children can still live happy and fulfilling lives, it is still saddening that these children are forced to suffer a struggle that could and should have been avoided.

The child may need long-term care and expensive medical treatment. He or she may also require therapies to help with the development of certain key skills such as talking, walking and interacting with others. It is a lot to come to terms with and it is vital to ensure that your child receives the care and support he or she requires.

You might consider filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against the parties responsible for the injury of your child. This could include the medical professionals who attended the birth, the hospital in which it occurred and even pharmaceutical companies if the injuries that arose were caused by a defective drug. As this article on responsible parties explains, the prescribing physician could also come under scrutiny.

An attorney may be able to help you ascertain who is liable in your case and support you in seeking fair compensation. By challenging irresponsible medical professionals, not only might you be able to seek justice for your child, but you may also be protecting future children from suffering the same harm.

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Michael H. Bereston, Inc.
138 Main Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 2990
Annapolis, MD 21401

Maryland: 410-793-4554
Toll Free: 866-517-4037
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