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Caring for a child after a birth injury

Birth injuries are devastating. What was supposed to be one the happiest days in your life is tarnished because your child was injured. Birth injuries are especially dangerous because it can take weeks or months for an injury to begin to surface. Babies are unable to effectively communicate therefore you have to rely on developmental delays to identify many birth injuries. As devastating as it may be, it is important that you do not let yourself become overwhelmed. The sooner you confront the reality imposed on you by the injury, the better.

Birth injuries are notoriously expensive to treat and provide care for. A parent may even be forced to quit his or her job to care for the injured child. The child, depending upon the severity of his or her injuries, may need months or even years of treatment. You need to begin thinking about and planning how you will pay for all these services.

Government programs can and do help but they are from sufficient to care for your child. You will need compensation from the doctor or hospital that injured your child. An attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve in order to pay for your child's medical care.

If your child suffered a birth injury then you may want to contact an attorney. This is likely one of the furthest things from your mind but it is important that you start planning now how you will care for your child. Before you know it, you could be thousands of dollars in debt as you struggle to care for your child and pay his or her medical bills. Attorneys deal with these questions all the time and can guide you through the process and give you options to seek relief through the legal system.

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

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