Birth Defects

Massachusetts Birth Defect Lawyers

Nothing devastates a family more than having a child born with a birth defect.  Sadly, many birth defects are completely preventable, and may occur as a result of medical malpractice, toxic exposures, and even side effects of certain medications.  The Massachusetts birth defect lawyers at Gilman Law LLP have been committed and dedicated to representing victims of preventable birth defects for more than 40 years. Our highly skilled attorneys have the resources and expertise to make sure your family receives all of the compensation needed to cover your child’s current and future medical care, rehabilitative therapy and special education needs.

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Our Massachusetts personal injury lawyers have successfully represented families of children suffering from all manner of preventable birth defects, including:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Mental Retardation
  • Erb’s Palsy
  • Klumpke’s Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus
  • Spina bifida
  • Heart birth defects
  • Craniosynostosis, a head and skull defect
  • Omphalocele, an abdominal wall defect
  • Anal atresia
  • Club foot
  • Cleft lip/cleft palate
  • Limb reduction defects

Birth Defect Lawsuits

Sometimes, a birth defect can’t be helped.  But at other times, it turns out that these serious, life-altering injuries were completely avoidable.  A birth defect can be the result of a medical error, negligent prenatal care, exposures to toxins during pregnancy, or prenatal exposure certain prescription medications.  Sadly, children with birth defects may never be capable of caring for themselves and the cost of providing for their security and procuring the best possible quality of life for them can be staggering. The severe emotional and financial toll this takes on a family can be devastating.

If your child’s birth defect was the result of another’s negligence, you should not have to bear these costs alone.  The Massachusetts birth defect lawyers at Gilman Law LLP will thoroughly investigate the circumstances of your child’s birth to determine if their injury was preventable and identify those responsible.   With our Massachusetts birth defect lawyers by your side, you stand the best chance of recovering all of the compensation you need to ensure your child enjoys the highest quality of life possible.

Legal Help for Massachusetts Birth Defect Victims

Like most states, Massachusetts imposes a strict statute of limitations on personal injury lawsuits, including those that involve birth defects. To increase your odds of obtaining the full compensation the law allows, it’s vital you contact the experienced Massachusetts birth defect lawyers at Gilman Law LLP today.  With offices throughout Massachusetts, the personal injury attorneys at Gilman Law LLP are available now to answer all of your legal questions.  Please complete our online form or contact Gilman Law LLP at (888) 252-0084 for your free, confidential, no-obligation case evaluation with one of our birth defect attorneys today.