West Virginia Birth Injury Lawyer

30+ Years' Experience & Millions Recovered

If you and your family have suffered the tragic consequences of a birth injury and you suspect that medical negligence was responsible for injuring your child, it is vital that you contact a West Virginia birth injury lawyer from the Fitzsimmons Law Firm PLLC. With hundreds of $1+ million dollars verdicts and settlements over their years in practice, the firm has garnered a reputation throughout the legal community as one of the top personal injury law firms in the state.

They have achieved judgments that have actually changed the law. Furthermore, they have been named in the first tier for "Best Law Firms" by U.S. News, are AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, and recognized in Super Lawyers® lists. They have also been recognized for having one of the Top 100 verdicts in the U.S. by the National Law Journal.

When you retain the services of the firm, you can be confident that your case will be handled with the professional skill needed in difficult birth injury claims.

Providing Compassionate Legal Guidance

Tragic cases of injury that are the result of medical negligence or malpractice during labor or delivery can be all too common.

Many birth injury claims are related to an injury or condition that was the result of improper fetal monitoring. For families who have a baby that suffered infant brain damage that is the outcome of labor and delivery malpractice, the firm can help you take legal action against the negligent physician, facility, or other liable party. In many of these cases, the underlying situation is that the infant had oxygen deficiency during the birth process.

Bob Fitzsimmons is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Brain Injury Research Institute at West Virginia University Medical School, and has extensive knowledge regarding the effects of oxygen deprivation during the birth process. This insight equips him with unique expertise to handle birth injury cases.

Seasoned Wheeling Birth Injury Attorneys

The firm also files claims and malpractice lawsuits in cases of pre-eclampsia/eclampsia, pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH), and shoulder dystocia injuries. The legal team is focused upon recovering compensation for the injured child and their family that will allow the innocent victim to have the best possible quality of life. The costs of caring for a child that now has a serious condition are astronomical; the families not only have the emotional upheaval to deal with, but rising costs of ongoing care, surgeries, nursing, medical equipment and other costs.

It is crucial that any such case is managed by a professional law firm with a history of success in this arena. The firm is committed to pursuing compensation, either in a settlement or through litigation. It is important to contact them soon after the injury so that the supporting evidence for the case can be obtained and preserved. They will be unwavering in advocating for you and your child when you retain their support.

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