A medical error committed before or during childbirth might cause significant or even permanent harm. In these matters, proving medical malpractice can be a complicated process. To maximize the likelihood of a fair result, it’s important to find an attorney who understands the relevant law and has access to experts who can bolster a malpractice claim. Barnes Law Firm in Kansas City has secured multimillion dollar judgments and settlements for area clients and knows how to prove fault against liable parties. In cases where poor care led to cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, fractures, bruising or some other type of harmful condition, we have the experience and resources you need to take on negligent medical providers.
Starting with a free initial consultation, our accomplished personal injury attorneys will assess the facts of your situation and investigate whether breaches of professional standards led to your child’s birth injury. We are knowledgeable medical malpractice litigators who are familiar with common effects of obstetrical failures, such as:
In most instances, Missouri parents have two years from the date of a birth injury to file a claim. However, if parents were not able to initiate a timely lawsuit, the child, can seek legal relief between their 18th and 20th birthdays. Kansas also has a two-year statute of limitations for most cases, but if the problem is not discovered within that time, a lawsuit can be filed for up to four years after the injury.
Barnes Law Firm advises Missouri and Kansas clients about birth injury litigation and other types of medical malpractice claims. We offer a free initial consultation at our Kansas City, Missouri office. To make an appointment regarding your potential case, please call 816-221-4321 or contact us online.