Childbirth Injury Solicitors
Childbirth injury or medical negligence claims
Childbirth injury or medical negligence claims
Having a child is a time of excitement, anticipation and anxiety. During pregnancy and childbirth, women are vulnerable and, thankfully, the majority of women in Ireland receive excellent care from their medical team. Unfortunately, there are occasions when mistakes are made, which can have a devastating impact, potentially putting the lives and long-term health of mothers and their newborn children at risk.
If your family has been impacted by a childbirth injury as a result of medical negligence, Gibson & Associates LLP are here to help.
Our experienced childbirth injury solicitors are here to listen to you and seek justice on your behalf. We understand that no amount of money can repay you or your family when things go wrong; however, birth injury claims can assist in recouping essential funds that you may be owed for the care, therapy or specialist aids and equipment you or your child may need.
We have years of experience providing legal counsel and support for families affected by birth injuries from across Ireland. We can provide you with clear, pragmatic advice on how to make a claim*, guiding you through every step of the process to help you achieve the best outcome possible. We know how stressful your circumstances can be, and will always strive to provide a personalised, compassionate service.Don’t settle for less – talk to us about securing the best outcome for your personal injury.
Call us on +353 1 264 5555 to speak to a member of our team.
Excellent service. Excellent solicitors. Very happy with the service we received and result of personal injury matter. This firm was recommended to us from another solicitor. Would recommend this firm to family and friends, especially solicitor Lisa McBride.
Tested & Trusted. Have used the Letterkenny branch severally and with Lisa McBride handling my case, I always triumph with the biggest smile.
Very reliable, trustworthy and professionally Excellent in all legal duties. 10 stars rating for me, if possible.
Highly recommend. Used this firm for a personal injury claim, always updated with what was happening and a great result at the end. Definitely recommend Emmett especially.
I would recommend Gibson & Associates Solicitors to my family and friends. My solicitor kept me updated regularly and was courteous and professional at all times.
During pregnancy, a woman’s obstetric team must closely watch her to ensure any problems are diagnosed and managed properly. This high level of care must continue through to birth to ensure any issues are dealt with quickly and effectively.
Prompt decisions must be made if there are signs of distress or danger during the childbirth, including reverting to a C-section or attempting an assisted delivery. If procedures such as these occur, the mother must undergo a thorough examination to ensure any injuries are identified and repaired.
However, this standard of care is not always provided to women while giving birth, causing them to suffer unnecessary complications that could otherwise have been avoided. This will amount to medical negligence and a claim may ensue.
There are numerous reasons why the mother or child might be injured as a result of medical complications that are mishandled by the clinical team. Common causes include:
These can lead to a number of negative outcomes for the child, such as:
Additionally, medical negligence during the birthing process can also lead to negative health consequences for the mother, including:
If a mother or newborn child is consequently left with long-term or permanent problems due to the negligence of the family’s medical team, you will be in a position to make a claim.
Gibson & Associates LLP is one of the leading law firms in Ireland, working tirelessly to get the best results for clients across the country. “Good enough” isn’t good enough for us – we put our clients at the heart of everything we do, and will treat your case as though it were our own.
We understand that cases relating to childbirth injury or medical negligence can be a stressful and complex process, which is why we will always strive to make things simple for you. This means communicating using clear, plain language instead of complicated jargon or “legalese”, and providing full transparency about our costs and processes from the very beginning.
By getting in touch with us, you can arrange an initial consultation to discuss your options and work out the best way forward. A dedicated point of contact will be assigned to handle your case from start to finish, and we guarantee that all of your calls will be returned in three hours or less.
With offices in Dublin and Letterkenny and associates around the country, Gibson & Associates LLP is ready to help you, no matter where in Ireland you are based.
*In contentious business, a solicitor may not calculate fees or other charges as a percentage or proportion of any award or settlement.