Orange County Birth Injury Attorney
Hundreds of Medical Malpractice Cases Handled. Millions Won.
When you place your trust in the medical system, you are not expecting to have your baby injured because of carelessness or a mistake on the part of a medical professional. Yet, laboring mothers and newborns regularly suffer serious injury and even death at the hands of the very people who are meant to help them. The Law Office of Marshall Silberberg helps clients throughout Southern California who are reeling from birth-related injuries.
Since our founding, our firm has obtained more than $500 million on behalf of our clients. We have the knowledge, experience, and resources to pursue successful outcomes for clients who have suffered from medical malpractice in the form of a birth injury.
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Identifying the Cause of Birth Injuries
Grieving and bewildered parents want to know how such serious injury could have happened. Our firm handles cases involving mothers and babies who have suffered serious injury from negligent medical care, including injuries that could have been prevented through proper prenatal care and appropriate monitoring during the labor and delivery.
If there is malpractice involved, we will do all we can to obtain compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses, including future medical expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Cost of care for the rest of a birth-injured client's life
- Other damages
We investigate the how and the why of birth tragedies, utilizing professional input from experts in the field to build a thorough case on our client’s behalf.
Cases We Have Won
Our founding attorney has tried more than 200 medical malpractice cases to verdict, many of which involved birth injuries.
Our lead trial attorney has handled situations such as the following:
- Injuries to a laboring mother because her anesthesiologist decided to take a break from monitoring her
- Birth injuries to a mother because of poor traveling nurse care
- Birth injuries due to a vacuum extraction that caused the baby's scalp to separate from the baby's scull and cause massive hemorrhage.
- Birth injuries such as brain damage and cerebral palsy from poor fetal monitoring, including delays in C-sections, delays in doctor evaluations of the fetal monitoring strip when the baby is showing fetal distress or fetal trauma, delays in taking action when the fetal monitoring strip has flat-lined
- Failure to diagnose congenital problems in utero
- Shoulder dystocia resulting in a flaccid arm
- Home-birth midwives failing to transport when there is a complication and taking so long to get to the hospital that the baby was strangled by the umbilical cord