Neonatal Birth Injuries*

A neonatal birth injury is any type of impairment that affects a newborn’s body function or structure that can be attributed to an adverse event during or following labour and delivery. Birth injuries of this kind can range from mild, which heal quickly on their own, to more serious injuries that cause serious and permanent damage to the newborn. Specific neonatal birth injuries include:

  • Mismanaged Breathing Problems that cause Cerebral Palsy, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), Periventricular Leukomalacia & Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Elevated Bilirubin, Jaundice, and Kernicterus
  • Encephalitis
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Infection and Meningitis
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Neonatal Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  • Overventilation and Hypocarbia
  • Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL)
  • Sepsis
  • Stroke During or Near the Time of Delivery
  • Seizures
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Medical Law:   Our Priorities
As experienced solicitors, we know how to pursue these kinds of Neonatal Birth Injury claims.  We understand the needs of our clients.   We can employ the resources to be effective in complex medical negligence litigation.
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We are dedicated to the service of our clients from our initial consultation and case review until we reach a settlement or judgment on your behalf.   Your best interests are our priority.  If you or a loved one have suffered due to medical negligence, we want to help you by finding out, what happened, who was responsible and holding that responsible party or parties to account.

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Medicallaw.ie is a team of experienced solicitors and medical consultants who specialise in taking on medical negligence claims.

The team is headed up by Siobhan Fahy, Solicitor.

We are all well qualified in our respective fields and have years of experience in the area of medical negligence. We seek justice and financial compensation for patients who feel that they have been the victim of medical neglect.

We recognise the dedication of those who serve in our hospitals and health service, but the reality is that our health system is so inadequate that many people find they have become victims of a particular consultant or the Health Service Executive itself. We are here to help.

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