Expecting a newborn is usually the greatest and most joyful event in a family’s life. Unfortunately, when a newborn experiences a birth injury or suffers serious birth trauma at the hands of one or more healthcare professionals, the experience quickly turns from ecstasy to darkness. Childbirth healthcare professionals are required to abide by standard medical protocols during every phase of the childbirth process. Professionals are trained in these methods for years until they are deemed competent in their particular field. When a medical doctor, OB/GYN, nurse, midwife or other birth professional injures the fetus or newborn, it often is a result of medical negligence, otherwise known as medical malpractice. Mothers and families have every right to contact an experienced birth injuries medical malpractice attorney to discuss and preserve their legal rights to compensation. Sessums Dallas PLLC, a Mississippi medical malpractice law firm, offers a complimentary initial consultation to discuss your case.
There are many different types of birth injuries that result from medical mistakes, omissions, failure to act, or acting too aggressively or suddenly. Some of the many birth injuries include, but are not limited to, the following:
Obviously, monetary compensation can never replace a person’s (or in this case, a baby’s) health, or remove the parent’s suffering, but it can help them move on financially. Sessums Dallas PLLC is a medical malpractice and personal injury law firm that represents the rights of injured plaintiffs, such as the families of injured and deceased babies. In a personal injury medical malpractice lawsuit, the following compensation may be sought (each case is unique):
Attorneys Brad Sessums and Bobby Dallas have more than 19 years of experience representing personal injury and medical malpractice cases. They consistently have been recognized by their peers in the esteemed Martindale Hubbell peer review; each attorney received the AV Preeminent rating of 5 out of a possible 5 in legal knowledge, analytical capabilities, judgment, communication ability, and legal experience. In addition to these esteemed ratings, they have been awarded the Super Lawyers Award for the past 10-plus years.
One of the attorneys will personally handle your case. Your emails and phone calls will be returned as promptly as possible. You will be kept abreast of the case and your input will be of the utmost important. When appropriate, we will utilize medical experts, life planners, economists and others when we represent you. Normally we seek an amicable settlement from the negligent party but if a suitable amount is not offered, we will not hesitate to take the next step, which may include suing in court, mediation or additional negotiations. Because we have such an accomplished history in terms of settlements, court awards, judgments and client resolution – many are at or above the multi-million dollar mark – we have developed the skills and knowledge that only years of practice, hard work and experience can bring. We offer our services to you at your greatest time of loss.
We serve clients in and around the Mississippi Gulf, including cities such as Jackson, Brandon, Clinton, Madison, Meridian, Tupelo, and elsewhere throughout the country. Cases are taken on a contingency fee basis, which means that there are no legal fees unless we successfully resolve your case. Please give us a call if you would like to discuss how we may be of service to you. You may schedule your free initial appointment by calling 601-933-2040, or 800-270-6082.