Michigan Birth Trauma Lawyers | Goodwin & Scieszka

Michigan Birth Trauma Lawyer

Why Hire a Lawyer?

Because of the shock and pain associated with birth trauma and the harm to your loved ones, dealing with the repercussions of these injuries can be a lonely journey.  Sometimes the injuries are obvious and life-threatening. Other times, even serious symptoms may not become apparent until much later.

If you or your child has been a victim of birth trauma as a result of negligence by a doctor, caregiver or institution you may be entitled to a settlement or financial compensation. If you suspect you or a loved one has been injured it is important to call a Michigan lawyer as soon as possible. Navigating the road of medical malpractice alone is not only difficult, it’s nearly impossible. But you aren’t alone at all. Our compassionate attorneys are here to help. We have reviewed many birth trauma cases, and through our experience we have helped many people get the justice they, and their children, deserve. Don’t fight alone and don’t risk waiting.

Our Michigan attorneys have already handled many Michigan birth trauma cases, and we’re ready to help win a fair and just settlement for you. Call us anytime, 24 hours a day, and we will be happy to serve you. Remember, we fight for you.


  • Nearly 7 instances of birth injuries are reported for every 1,000 births in the United States, approximately three every hour.
  • Birth injuries happen more often to males, as well as more often in non-profit hospitals than private institutions, and  more often in large hospitals than small ones.
  • About 800,000 people in the United States live with Cerebral Palsy, many of the cases preventable.
  • Learn more about the signs and symptoms
If you are one of the many people in Michigan tragically dealing with a birth injury, don’t attempt to fight alone for what is owed to you. Our attorneys are here to help, and to guide you through the complex judicial process for you and your loved ones. Remember, our lawyers fight for You.

What is Birth Trauma and What to Do

Did you have an ordinary, normal pregnancy, and were you expecting a healthy baby boy or girl? Did you know that something just wasn’t right? Are there lasting consequences? And could it have been prevented? Was the doctor, midwife or nurse that delivered your child negligent in care of your birth and your newborn? Did the caregiver botch a complicating factor?

Any harm to a child is always troubling and painful. While there is no substitute for a healthy baby, and no amount of compensation can repair the damage of birth defects or untimely death, these sometimes preventable mistakes can be financially costly and are certainly worthy of justice. You may be entitled to some amount of compensation if the caregiver delivering or caring for your child made mistakes in the care of your birth, fetus or newborn.

Ask yourself, could your child’s injury have been prevented? A birth injury happens when a newborn, fetus or mother is harmed at or prior to childbirth. Sometimes these injuries are not natural occurrences owing to the nature of childbirth, but are the result of malpractice, mistakes, or negligence on the part of the doctor, caregiver or medical institution.

If your child has symptoms such as a weak arms, crossed eyes, a learning disability or slurred speech, he or she may have a condition that was preventable.  If you suspect that something went wrong back in the delivery room we are here to help. We’ll go back 18 years to investigate birth trauma and birth defects to get you– and your child– the justice you deserve. We will evaluate your case free of charge to determine what went wrong.

Learn more about the symptoms of palsy caused by birth trauma

Our compassionate lawyers specialize in:

  • Cerebral palsy, ERB’s palsy, Hypoxia, Brain injuries, Quadriplegia, Stillborns, Pre-eclampsia, all other birth injuries