A hypoxic or anoxic brain injury at birth can be serious because brain cells need a constant flow of oxygen to function properly. Even a short lack of oxygen can cause an anoxic brain injury. Did your baby suffer from lack of oxygen? Call us at (904) 292-1111.
Birth injury can occur to your child at any stage of the delivery process. It is the role of medical practitioner to ensure that your baby is well monitored before, during and after birth to guarantee his/her health and safety. If medical staff don’t take quick and appropriate actions during delivery, complications such as hypoxic brain injury and anoxic brain injury can occur.
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What are the causes of anoxic brain injury?
The most frequent causes of anoxic brain injury:
- Birth injuries
- Anesthesia accidents
- Cardiovascular disease
- Drowning or suffocation, Asphyxia
- Respiratory arrest
- Fire related accidents
- Toxic conditions
What is Cerebral Hypoxia?
Cerebral Hypoxia or Brain Hypoxia is a medical condition that occurs when oxygen is not able to flow freely to the child’s brain. In most cases, this condition usually occur if the child has suffered fetal distress before birth or if complications have occurred during birth. Although this condition can occur naturally, lack of proper medical care has also been termed as one of the main contributor. It is up to the medical practitioner to detect early if the child is in distress and take appropriate action before the damage occurs. If your child is suffering from hypoxia as a result of medical malpractice or negligence, then you may be entitled to compensation. However, the truth is that these cases are complex and require the expertise of an experienced hypoxia birth injury attorney.
What is Cerebral Anoxia?
Anoxia is the absence of sufficient oxygen in the blood, organs, or muscle groups. Cerebral anoxia is the condition when the brain is completely deprived of oxygen, resulting in permanent brain damage. The brain consumes 20% of the body’s total oxygen.
Why it is crucial to hire the services of hypoxia birth injury attorney
1. The attorney will make sure that your child legal rights are protected
The main goal of hypoxia birth injury attorney will be to make sure that your child legal right is protected. Taking care of child suffering from hypoxia is not easy. Your child will need special doctor’s attention and proper medical care in order to recover which is very expensive to most ordinary families. The lawyer main goal will be to make sure that your child’s right is protected. The attorney will ensure that he/she gathered enough evidence to prove in court that the condition that your child is suffering from was caused as a result medical malpractice. The attorney will use is expertise and experience to ensure that he/she uses the gathered evidence to bring the negligent party to book. In addition to that, the hypoxia birth injury attorney will ensure that the court awards you decent compensation that will enable you take care of your child’s medical needs until he/she makes full recovery.
2. You will free your time and channel it to taking care of your kid
Taking care of child with special needs is a full time job. If you hire the services a hypoxia birth injury attorney, the lawyer will focus on the legal process, a factor that will give you time to take care of your child’s need. You will have peace of mind knowing that your child case is being handled by an expert.
3. The attorney will fight for fair and just recovery
The accused party will also have their own attorney trying to convince the jury why you should not be compensated. If you are not well conversant with the law, you may easily lose the lawsuit. Hypoxia birth injury attorneys have dealt with many similar lawsuits and they know exactly what to do to ensure that your child gets decent compensation. The attorney will fight relentlessly to ensure that the negligent party is exposed and brought to book. The lawyer will also ensure that you get decent compensation that will help you take care your child’s medical needs.
If you are looking for a law firm with experienced hypoxia birth injury attorneys, then look no further than Abbot Law Group medical practice attorneys. We will advise you on your right and legal options that we can take. Our experienced attorneys will also tell give you an honest opinion on whether you have a strong case or not.