Chattanooga Birth Injury Lawyers

Birth Injury Lawyers in Chattanooga, Tennessee

It is overwhelming to learn that your child has suffered a serious birth injury and will never live the normal life that you had anticipated. It is even more devastating to learn that if the doctors had acted with reasonable care or caution, that the birthing injury could have been prevented. While not all injuries are the result of negligence, the attorneys at Stulce & Yantis are here to help you find answers and pursue justice when negligence was involved. Contact our medical malpractice attorneys to discuss your situation at an initial consultation.

When doctors, nurses or hospitals provide substandard care which results in the traumatic injury to a patient, our attorneys hold them accountable for their negligence. We help families in Chattanooga and throughout Tennessee find answers and recover compensation when negligence leads to a serious birth injury, such as:

  • Cerebral palsy (CP)
  • Erb’s palsy (brachial plexus injury)
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Birth brain injury
  • Stillbirth
  • Other birth trauma or injury to the fetus

Experienced Board Certified Civil Trial Specialists*

When it comes to complex legal matters, such as the negligence which caused your child’s birth injury, experience matters. At Stulce & Yantis, each of our partners has provided quality representation to clients just like you for more than 30 years. In addition, we have been recognized as Board Certified Civil Trial Specialists by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.

Our attorneys know what it takes to investigate these cases and uncover the negligence and answers which the doctor won’t discuss with you. We work to uncover negligence which may have caused or contributed to the birth injury, such as:

  • A delayed Caesarean section or failure to perform a C-section
  • Failure to provide adequate neonatal care
  • Failure to monitor for signs of fetal distress
  • Other negligence which results in lack of oxygen to the baby’s brain

Trust in Our AV® Rated ** Law Firm

Our law firm recognizes that it can be difficult to trust in any professional after such a traumatic experience. However, our medical malpractice lawyers are dedicated to helping you through this difficult time and holding negligent parties accountable in a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Contact our birth injury attorneys at Stulce & Yantis in Chattanooga to schedule a consultation to discuss your case.

* John G. Yantis and Arnold A. Stulce, Jr. have been designated as Board Certified Civil Trial Specialists by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and are certified as Specialists in Civil Trial Law by The Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization.

**CV, BV and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

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