Chester County Birth Injuries Lawyer

Bringing a child into the world should be a joyous occasion, but in Chester County, unforeseen complications during childbirth can lead to both birth injuries for the child and injuries for the mother. At Raynes & Lawn, our experienced team of Chester County birth injury lawyers is dedicated in provided empathetic legal representation and getting you the redress needed to move forward.

Common Birth Injuries

Birth injuries encompass various types, affecting both the child and the mother. Our experienced Chester County birth injury lawyers will take on cases involving:

Bone Fractures

During challenging deliveries, excessive force may lead to bone fractures in the newborn.

Facial Paralysis

Pressure on the baby’s face during delivery can result in temporary or permanent damage to the facial nerves.

Cerebral Palsy

A neurological disorder affecting muscle coordination and movement, often caused by brain damage during childbirth.

Brachial Plexus Injuries

Damage to the nerves in the upper arm during delivery can cause weakness or paralysis in the arm.

Erbs Palsy

Nerve damage in the neck and shoulder during childbirth can lead to arm weakness or paralysis.

Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)

Oxygen deprivation during childbirth can result in HIE, a brain injury with potential long-term neurological complications.

Injuries and Trauma to the Mother

While the primary focus is on the child, it’s essential to acknowledge that birth injuries can extend to the mother. Our legal team understands the importance of addressing injuries and trauma suffered by mothers during childbirth. These can include:

Perineal Tears

Improper medical procedures or negligence may cause tears in the perineum, requiring surgical repair.

Uterine Rupture

Mismanagement during labor can lead to a uterine rupture, a severe and potentially life-threatening condition.

Postpartum Hemorrhage

Inadequate medical care during or after childbirth can result in excessive bleeding, posing serious risks to the mother’s health.


Negligence in maintaining proper hygiene can lead to infections, impacting the mother’s well-being.

Anesthesia Complications

Mishandling of anesthesia during childbirth may result in complications, affecting the mother’s immediate and long-term health.

How, When, and Where Do Birth Injuries Occur?

Birth injuries to both mother and child can transpire at various stages of pregnancy and delivery. These injuries may result from medical negligence, errors during labor, inadequate prenatal care, or the improper use of medical tools. Understanding the specifics of when and where the injury occurred is vital for building a comprehensive case.

What to Do If Your Child’s Birth Injuries Were the Result of Medical Malpractice

Proving medical malpractice in birth injury cases is intricate, requiring a thorough investigation. Our Chester County birth injury lawyers are well-equipped to navigate the complexities, aiming to hold negligent parties accountable and secure compensation for both the child and the mother.

The Types of Damages That Can Be Recovered in a Birth Injury Case

A birth injury case seeks to address various damages for both child and mother:

  • Medical Expenses: Covering the costs of initial treatment, surgeries, and ongoing medical care.
  • Emotional Distress: Compensation for the emotional trauma experienced by both the child and the mother.
  • Rehabilitation Costs: Support for rehabilitation, physical therapy, and other necessary treatments.
  • Loss of Earning Capacity: Compensation for potential impacts on the child’s and the mother’s future earning potential.
  • Legal Fees and Expenses: Recovering costs associated with pursuing the case, ensuring financial relief for the affected family.

Why Select Raynes & Lawn as Your Chester County Birth Injury Lawyer?

You need more than a legal representative for your case, you need a compassionate advocate who fights for you. Here are some reasons to call Raynes & Lawn:


Our legal team brings decades of combined experience, successfully navigating the complexities of birth injury cases.


Approaching each case with empathy, we understand the emotional and physical toll on both the child and the mother.


Leveraging a network of experts, we leave no stone unturned in our pursuit of justice and full compensation.


Raynes & Lawn is dedicated to fighting for the rights of both the child and the mother, ensuring comprehensive support and compensation.

Contact the Chester County Birth Injury Attorneys at Raynes & Lawn Today

If your family has endured birth injuries in Chester County, you’re not alone. Raynes & Lawn is ready to provide the legal guidance and support you need during this challenging time. Contact us today for a consultation by calling 1-800-535-1797 or filling out the contact form. Let us listen to your story and offer the empathetic and comprehensive legal representation both you and your family deserve.

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