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Delayed C-Section Lawyers in Atlanta

Were You or Your Child Injured Due to Medical Negligence?

In the process of delivering a child, problems can arise at a moment's notice. Many of these issues can have severe consequences if not addressed immediately. When an obstetrician fails to order a necessary cesarean section (C-section), or if the procedure is delayed for too long, the infant or the mother may suffer severe injury.

At Goldstein Hayes & Lina, LLC, we provide compassionate legal services for children, mothers, and families who have suffered on account of traumatic birth injuries. Our Atlanta C-section injury lawyers have extensive experience dealing with the problems caused by medical negligence. We understand the hardship that can come as a result of malpractice and are committed to providing the representation families need during the difficult period of recovery. Our service has helped clients recover more than $400 million for various injury cases.

Contact our award-winning attorneys to learn more about how we can help you with your potential case; call (888) 425-6070 or submit an online contact form today.

Does a Delayed C-Section Cause Birth Injuries?

There are many reasons a doctor may order an emergency C-section. Depending on the circumstances, a fetus may be at risk of losing oxygen, suffering brain damage, or sustaining other injuries. In many cases, 30 minutes is the longest a child can go without surgical intervention. Even a short delay can aggravate these issues and result in disabilities that last a lifetime.

Common causes for an emergency C-Section include:

  • Cord prolapse
  • Fetal distress
  • Uterine rupture
  • Failure to progress in labor

Failure to react to these issues in a timely and effective manner can cause your child to suffer from oxygen deprivation or other serious injuries, including significant brain damage. Such issues can lead to conditions like cerebral palsy, developmental delays, and more.

In other instances, a delayed C-section can have serious implications for the mother. Failure to react in a timely manner to birth complications can result in maternal hemorrhaging, permanent injuries, and, in the most severe cases, death.

What to Do If You Believe Your Child Suffered a Birth Injury

If you believe there were complications during labor or delivery that stemmed from a doctor or medical provider’s negligence, contact Goldstein Hayes & Lina, LLC today. Our Atlanta delayed C-section lawyers can evaluate your case and determine if medical providers could have—and should have—ordered a C-section in a timelier manner. We often work with medical experts and specialists in order to obtain a full, clear picture of what happened and what mistakes were made. In every case, our goal is to maximize our clients’ recoveries while providing them with the care, attention, and legal support they need during this difficult time.

Our office is located in Atlanta and we handle birth injury cases throughout Georgia and the southeastern United States. We have over 75 years of combined legal experience and one of the best track records in the state of Georgia.

To speak with an experienced birth injury lawyer, contact our firm today to schedule a free consultation.

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Case Results

More Than $400 Million Won for Georgia's Injured
  • Brain & Spinal Cord Injuries Requiring Extensive Treatment $30 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Medical Malpractice $20 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Traumatic Brain Injury $9 Million
  • Medical Malpractice: Traumatic Brain Injury $7.5 Million
  • Catastrophic Brain Injury: Medical Negligence $6 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Wrongful Death Case $5.25 Million
  • Premises Liability: Wrongful Death Case $4.5 Million
  • Swimming Pool Accident / Drowning: Wrongful Death $4.5 Million
  • Medical Negligence: Traumatic Brain Injury $4 Million
  • Premises Liability / Construction Defect: Traumatic Brain injury $3.74 Million
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  • Super Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2021 America’s Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys
  • Best Law Firms in Georgia, First-Tier Rankings
  • American Institute of Legal Advocates
  • The Fellowship of the American Bar Foundation
  • Top 25 Brain Injury Trial Lawyers
  • Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Attorneys
  • Top 10 Trucking Trial Attorneys
  • Top Attorneys in Georgia 2020
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 Under 40
  • 2021 Best Attorneys of America, Lifetime Charter Member
  • The American Society of Legal Advocates
  • Top 25 Medical Malpractice Lawyers
  • Top 10 Environmental Lawyers
  • Top 10 Insurance Bad Faith Lawyers

Client Testimonials

Real Stories of Recovery
  • The most efficient, professional and ethical law firm in Georgia.

    “If you are looking for the most efficient, professional and ethical law firm in Georgia you do not need to look any further than Goldstein Hayes & Lina, P.C. There are not enough kind and positive words that can use to express the gratitude and respect”

    - Eileen G.
  • They have exceeded my expectations.

    “Atty. Jonathan Hayes worked very hard for me and getting my case settle in a timely matter. I will recommend Goldstein Hayes & Lina P.C. to anyone looking for the best personal injury attorneys in Atlanta. They have exceeded my expectations.”

    - Shunte
  • Extremely attentive, personable, and there for me.

    “Goldstein Hayes & Lina made my unfortunate experience positive by representing me with little to no work on my end. It allowed me to heal from my injuries without worries. Mr. Hayes and paralegals were extremely attentive, personable, and there for me ”

    - Lauren J.
  • They have been so wonderful.

    Mr. Hayes, Jessica and Alli have helped me with two cases in the past 3 years, and they have been so wonderful! The generosity and kindness of everyone at this practice are just great. I will always refer them to anyone that needs legal representation f”

    - Amanda S.
  • They have a client for life!!

    “I cannot tell you how much I appreciate the time and effort Jonathan Hayes and his staff have put into making my case successful!! Me and my family are forever grateful for all the help and support you have given us over the years. Jonathan Hayes fights fo”

    - Cherry H.
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How We Put You First

  • 75 Years of Combined Experience

    We apply our 75 years of combined legal experience to make sure each and every case is meticulously prepared for trial.

  • Over $400 Million in Recoveries

    We have successfully represented clients against some of the largest corporations, insurance companies, and hospitals.

  • Recognized for Our Expertise, with the Awards to Prove It

    Our attorneys are nationally recognized for providing exceptional service and obtaining outstanding results.

  • Personal Attention, Like You Are One of Our Own

    Our boutique setting ensures you receive small firm care – all with the advocacy, skill, and experience of a large firm.

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