Birth Injury to Baby Medical Negligence Claims with Sweeney Solicitors


Birth Injury to Baby Medical Negligence Claims with Sweeney Solicitors
The birth of a baby is a moment of unparalleled joy and expectation. But for some parents, this
jubilation turns to heartbreak when their newborn suffers an injury due to medical negligence. At
Sweeney Solicitors, our hearts go out to these families, and we are steadfastly committed to
advocating for the rights of these innocent lives and ensuring that justice is sought.
Deciphering Birth Injury to Baby Medical Negligence
Medical negligence leading to birth injuries in babies can take various forms:

  1. Brain Injuries: Often resulting from oxygen deprivation, which can lead to conditions like
    cerebral palsy.
  2. Fractures: Typically stemming from the mishandling of the baby during delivery.
  3. Brachial Plexus Injury: Damage to the network of nerves controlling the arm muscles,
    frequently due to excessive force during delivery.
  4. Caput Succedaneum: Swelling of the baby’s head, often due to vacuum extraction.
  5. Facial Nerve Injury: Caused by the use of forceps or pressure on the baby’s face during birth.
  6. Cephalohematoma: Accumulation of blood between the baby’s skull and periosteum due to
    birth trauma.
    The Far-reaching Consequences of Birth Injuries
    Injuries sustained at birth can have repercussions such as:
  • Lifelong medical conditions requiring ongoing care and therapy.
  • Developmental delays or disabilities.
  • Emotional and psychological trauma for the family.
  • Significant medical expenses and care costs.

Championing Your Claim with Sweeney Solicitors
For families affected by birth injuries to their babies due to medical negligence, we provide
unwavering support:

  1. In-depth Investigation: We meticulously review medical records, delivery notes, and gather
    expert testimonies to solidify your case.
  2. Expert Collaboration: Partnering with paediatricians and neonatal experts to provide insights
    into the injury and its implications.
  3. Transparent Counsel: We offer a clear understanding of the strength of your claim, potential
    compensation, and the claim process.
  4. Resolute Representation: From negotiation phases to potential court hearings, we are by
    your side, fighting for your baby’s rights.
    In Conclusion
    A birth injury resulting from medical negligence is an unimaginable ordeal for any family. At Sweeney
    Solicitors, our mission is not just to seek compensation but to ensure that every child’s future is as
    bright and filled with potential as it should be. If your baby has suffered a birth injury due to medical
    negligence, trust in our expertise and compassion. Together, we’ll navigate this challenging journey,
    prioritising the well-being and rights of your child.