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Murfreesboro Birth Injury Attorney Holds Negligent Doctors Accountable for Your Child's Lifelong Injuries

Tennessee birth injury lawyer safeguards your financial future when an injury causes permanent damages

Childbirth is an intense medical procedure. Doctors and nurses go through extensive training so they can recognize when abnormalities occur and quickly react to protect both mother and child. Unfortunately, it is all too common for medical staff to neglect their training and violate their standard duties of care to patients. When medical negligence harms you, your child, or the mother of your child during labor, the Murfreesboro birth injury lawyer at the Law Office of David L. Scott is here to help. We provide compassionate, personal attention as you seek justice from the medical negligence that has devastated your family.

Understanding if you have a claim for birth injuries due to medical negligence during labor

Proving medical negligence during labor requires more than just testimony that an injury has occurred. Many of the families that come into our office are intimidated by the medical staff and the idea of trying to identify where their health care professionals failed to live up to their responsibilities. To be successful in a Tennessee court for a medical negligence claim, you need an experienced Murfreesboro birth injury attorney that can thoroughly analyze all medical records and precisely explain where the medical negligence occurred.  We use experts in the field to go through medical files and get real answers to what went wrong during labor. Our Murfreesboro birth injury lawyer determines whether the standard duty of care was breached and does whatever possible to help you and your family recover the compensation you deserve.

Common birth injuries due to medical malpractice

Medical malpractice cases involving injuries to a mother or child during labor are always complicated and no two cases are ever involve the same circumstances. The circumstances surrounding the negligence and the extent of the damages are what makes the difference in these cases. Although no two cases are the same, our Murfreesboro birth injuries attorney does regularly see common injuries that are associated with medical malpractice.

The most common birth injuries linked to medical malpractice include:

  • Forceps trauma and bruising
  • Subconjunctival hemorrhage (a bright red band around the iris)
  • Caput succedaneum (severe swelling on the baby’s scalp)
  • Cephalohematoma (bleeding of the bone that is usually evidenced by jaundice)
  • Facial paralysis
  • Brachial palsy injuries
  • Fractured bones
  • Mental retardation
  • Birth infections

Contact our Murfreesboro birth injury attorney today for a free initial consultation

The birth injury attorney at the Law Office of David L. Scott in Murfreesboro is compassionate and understanding to families affected by medical negligence. We strive to make sense of why newborns or mothers were harmed during labor. We help you get answers and recover justice and compensation to pay for the long-term needs of your family. Our office is in Murfreesboro, but we provide legal services to medical negligence victims throughout middle Tennessee. To schedule a free initial consultation, call us at 615-896-7656 or contact us online.





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722 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Phone: 615-896-7656

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4322 Harding Pike #417
Nashville, TN 37205

Phone: 615-203-8062

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Based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, we are pleased to serve clients throughout Middle Tennessee in Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Franklin, Brentwood, Nashville, Woodbury, McMinnville, Manchester, Shelbyville, Lebanon, Mount Juliet and other communities in Rutherford County, Williamson County, Cannon County, Bedford County, Davidson County, Wilson County and Coffee County.


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