Birth Injuries

Baltimore Maryland Birth Injury Lawyers

At Cardaro and Peek, LLC we have represented birth injury medical malpractice victims in Baltimore, Washington, DC and throughout Maryland.

Birth injuries can occur during pregnancy as a result of infection, trauma or any other process that interferes with the normal development of the baby. These types of injures are referred to as antenatal or prenatal injuries. Birth injures can also occur at or around the time of delivery. These types of injuries are called perinatal injuries and are usually the result of blood loss, trauma or oxygen deprivation. Perinatal birth injuries are typically the more common type of medical malpractice birth injury claim.

We have recovered millions of dollars for families with children with all types of birth injuries. However, not all birth injuries occur as a result of medical malpractice. In fact, most of the time, birth injuries are not caused by negligence. The most important service we provide to families dealing with the stress and uncertainty of an injured or disabled child is to provide answers to the question: how did this happen?

Cardaro and Peek, LLC, with over 60 years of combined medical malpractice experience has represented hundreds of families facing he challenges of a disabled child. Anytime a child is born and has an injury or disability the parents always ask: how or why did this happen? At Cardaro and Peek, LLC we strive to provide families with the answers they need when dealing with a child with an injury or disability. We have handled antenatal medical malpractice cases, prenatal medical malpractice cases; perinatal medical malpractice cases delivery medical malpractice cases.

Listed below, are some of the types of birth injury cases we have handled.

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hypoxia (oxygen deprivation)
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Shoulder dystocia/Erb’s palsy/Brachial plexus injuries
  • Brain damage/injury
  • Developmental disorders and delays
  • Aspiration pneumonia
  • Respiratory distress syndrome
  • Sepsis
  • Necrotizing entercolitis
  • Group B Strep infection
  • Herpes infection
  • Placental abruption
  • Preeclampsia and eclampsia
  • Seizures
  • Skull fractures
  • Kernicterus
  • Cesarean Section