Need a Tampa Birth Injury Attorney?
A birth injury is an injury that is incurred by an infant during the birthing process. Birth injuries differ from birth defects, which are caused by genetics. Birth injuries usually result from medical complications that arise during the birthing process. For example, a doctor may inappropriately use a medical device, which results in the infant being injured. In some cases, these injuries may be unavoidable, and may be considered a risk associated with the child delivery process. These risks are things that most parents are aware of or even advised of by their doctors.
However, there are many birth injuries that are not natural, or part of the overall delivery process. These other birth injuries are typically caused by doctor, nurse, or hospital negligence, and can lead to the infant incurring irreversible, even fatal, side effects and symptoms.
Need a Lawyer for a Birth Injury Case in Tampa?
The birth of your child should be a happy time; however, if a medical accident results in a birthing injury then the time following your child’s birth could be anything but. If another person’s negligence caused injury to your child during the birthing process, then you may be eligible to file a personal injury lawsuit. You could be able to recover compensation for your child’s injuries if you are successful in your filing, and this could mean that your medical expenses, as well as your current and future lost wages could be compensated monetarily. In addition, your pain, suffering, and emotional trauma could also be covered.
An attorney can help if you would like to learn more about your legal options, your child’s rights, and how you might be able to recover damages for your child’s birth injury. At Distasio Law Firm, we are dedicated to helping each and every one of our clients with their personal injury claims. This is particularly true as it pertains to the victims and family members of birth injuries. We work hard to help our clients recover the monetary damages that are needed to help them overcome this difficult time. Contact us today, and you can learn more about the legal protection that you are entitled to.
Looking for a Birth Injury Lawyer in Tampa? Call 813-259-0022 Today!
The Distasio Law Firm Difference
How do you know if you have hired the best Tampa birth injury lawyer? The simplest way to know is to find a lawyer that has all the below characteristics.
- Knowledge and Experience Handling Birth Injury Cases
Your lawyer should not only know Florida medical malpractice law. That lawyer should also have years of experience handling birthing injury cases. Scott Distasio has been handling these cases for over 27 years. His years of experience investigating, negotiating, settling, filing lawsuits, taking depositions, and going to trial will absolutely make a difference in your case.
- Independent Verification of the Lawyers Ability
All attorneys claim they know what they are doing. Their marketing materials may also be persuasive. But you will only know the truth about that lawyer if the lawyer is rated by respected independent non-biased rating systems. Scott Distasio has an “AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell law Directory. This is the highest rating an attorney can receive for both ability and ethics. Scott Distasio is also Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Trial law. To achieve this accomplishment a lawyer must have tried a minimum number of cases to a jury and pass a competency exam. Less than 1% of all Florida lawyers are Board Certified.
- Willingness and Ability to Go to Trial
Not all personal injury cases go to trial. The truth is most cases settle. But if your case does need to go to trial it’s important to hire a law firm that has the experience, resources and ability to try your case. Scott Distasio is a board certified civil trial lawyer. This gives him the right to call himself an expert trial lawyer.