Birth injuries can lead to grave consequences if not treated in its early stage, and while at times, the signs and symptoms of birth injury is visible and can be treated in the hospital itself, it can sometimes takes years to surface. Irrespective of when you get to know about the sustained birth injury in your child, do know that you can actually file a lawsuit against the doctor, medical professionals, or the medical facility, where your child gave birth and under whose care your wife and child was.
There are many cases of birth injuries coming up these days, because the parents are getting more aware of their legal rights and have the legal resources at hand to fight for their rights. Previously, and even now in many cases, people used to and many still continue to, live in oblivion and ignore the birth injury or do not follow it up legally to fight for their rights.
It is true that the legal process may take a while and needs a bit of an effort, but why should one leave what is rightfully theirs? Why should you not fight for your rights? Why would you let your child suffer for the mistake and negligence of someone else? Is it not right to bring the culprit to justice and make him/her understand what their negligence has cost someone else?
It is true that filing a lawsuit might not end the sufferings or the pain of your child, but the financial compensation you get would help tremendously in providing your child with better treatment. It might help in partial or full recovery as well, and also the satisfaction of bringing the culprits to justice would also feed your conscience positively. Here are the few signs of birth injuries that you need to know. There are many cases of birth injuries in Pennsylvania that are surfacing recently, and knowing these signs would help you take the action at the right time –
- If your child has difficulty eating or swallowing.
- Continuous fatigue.
- Regular seizures.
- Breathlessness, and nausea.
- Dizziness, change in vision, Anemia.
- Persistent coughing
- Hearing loss
- Frequent fever
- Light sensitivity
- Excessive drooling
- Low heart rate
- Poor weight gain
These are just few of the common signs and symptoms that you should be aware of and keep close watch on when it occurs in your child. Even though these may seem common among children, it might sometimes be related to the birth injuries. In such situation, contacting and consulting with Philadelphia personal injury lawyers Cohen, Placitella& Roth, PC is the right thing to do to gain legal representation.