There are few life events as exciting and joyful as having a baby. When you begin receiving health care and monitoring early in a pregnancy, you probably expect everything to go well during labor and delivery.
Unfortunately, many Florida parents have learned the hard way that infant birth injuries can occur despite your and your doctor’s best early efforts. Head injuries in newborns are of particular concern as they can cause lifelong problems if medical providers fail to respond properly.
When birth injuries occur within a newborn’s skull, they can result in significant bleeding (intracranial hemorrhaging). If left untreated, brain bleeding can be severe enough to result in substantial financial hardships. Below are three types of hemorrhages:
The medical costs of treating an intracranial head injury can overwhelm new parents quickly. However, if medical malpractice caused the injury, parents may seek financial compensation for their newborn’s harm. Consider learning more about medical malpractice and birth injuries.