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Skull Fractures in Childbirth

Information from a Compassionate Atlanta Skull Fracture Lawyer

During childbirth and the early stages of life, a child's head is in a formative stage and extremely sensitive to trauma. Unfortunately, this makes their skulls vulnerable to fractures, which can have lasting consequences for the child's health and development. When these kinds of injuries are inflicted during childbirth, where every consideration should be made to ensure the safety of the child, then those responsible need to answer for their negligence.

Common Causes & Side Effects of Skull Fractures

In cases of emergency deliveries, undue pressure can be placed on a newborn's head and a fracture can occur. However, there other cases in which vacuum extractors, forceps, and other medical equipment can cause this injury during routine deliveries. In rarer cases, a drop in the delivery room can also cause a fracture. Depending on the severity of the fracture, its effects can vary. All of them, however, have potential to create long-lasting consequences.

Common effects of childbirth skull fractures include:

  • Stroke
  • Seizures
  • Developmental issues
  • Internal bleeding
  • Death

Goldstein Hayes & Lina, LLC is Ready to Stand With You

For more than 75 years, our birth injury attorneys in Atlanta have been helping families suffering from childbirth injuries cope with the damages, find answers, and hold any liable parties responsible in court. We understand how emotionally devastating these kinds of injuries can be and are well-versed in structuring appropriate, comprehensive claims to make sure families and children affected have their voices heard.

If your child has suffered a skull fracture during the delivery process, then it is time to assess your legal options. Our dedicated Atlanta birth injury attorney can review your case at no cost. Call (888) 425-6070 today.

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