Birth Injuries

Nothing can be more devastating than the discovery that your child has been harmed because of a medical professional's negligence. We count on these professionals to care for our children and keep them safe. Unfortunately, that doesn't always happen. Many birth defects and birth injuries could have been avoided had the correct action been taken during pregnancy, or birth.

Dealing with a child's injury is overwhelming. It is vital that you seek appropriate help to protect your interests. At Marzzacco Niven & Associates, we are experienced in dealing with cases of medical negligence at birth. Our personal injury team understands the suffering you are experiencing and will assist you in this heartbreaking time.

Common Birth Injuries

Some of the most common causes of birth injuries can include:

  • Incorrect use of forceps during delivery
  • Failure to warn a pregnant mother of prescription side effects during her pregnancy
  • Lack of oxygen supplied during delivery
  • Failure to correctly monitor heart rhythm during delivery

The results of such errors can be devastating to the health of the infant. Some of the injuries or defects that potentially could result from such negligent or incorrect medical acts include:

  • Certain types of brain damage
  • Limb malformation or malfunction
  • Certain heart defects
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neural tube defects
  • Brachial plexus paralysis
  • Shoulder dystocia or Erb's palsy

Pursuing Justice For You And Your Child

If you suspect that your child's birth injury was caused by negligence or improper medical care, it is vital that you immediately contact a birth injury lawyer as soon as possible. The attorneys of Marzzacco Niven & Associates will investigate what happened to your child, identify what happened and hold the responsible parties accountable.

If your baby's life has been forever changed by medical malpractice, these professionals must be held liable for the necessary medical treatment your infant will need now and in the future. Damages may also be available for the intense trauma you and your family have experienced. You and your child have a legal right to recover compensation.

We're Here To Help. Call For A Free Consultation.

Our lawyers can provide you with the legal resources and counsel that you need if your child has suffered a birth injury or birth defect. Seeking legal counsel is both your right and your duty to your child. Please contact us to arrange a free consultation with one of our dedicated attorneys. We are here to pursue justice for you and we will not stop until we have done everything we can to give your child the best life moving forward.

Please contact us online or call 717-260-3580 (866-321-5340 toll free). Marzzacco Niven & Associates represents families in Harrisburg, York, Cumberland County, York County, Lancaster County, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Lehigh, Montgomery, Philadelphia and more. Attorney Marzzacco has also handled cases throughout the United States in his career and can represent injured victims in other states upon admission pro hac vice.