Birth Injuries

Having a child should be one of the happiest moments of your life.

When you are bringing a child into the world, you trust that you are in good hands. Tragically, every year thousands of mothers and their children suffer serious and even fatal injuries during labor and delivery. Many of these injuries are the result of negligent medical care.  

The moment you suspect you or your baby has suffered a birth injury, you should seek the help of a skilled North Carolina birth injury lawyer. Our firm will work quickly to investigate the events that may have resulted in you or your child’s injury. We will gather the evidence and consult with respected medical experts to help prove your case.

Improper prenatal care 

Toxic exposure

Unsafe drugs 

Misuse of birth assistance tools

Failure to diagnose material complications 

Delays or failure to administer emergency c-section 

Negligence during labor and/or delivery 

Injuries may occur to either the mother or child, or both, and may occur during pregnancy or labor and delivery. Birth injuries often involve:

Failure to identify and respond to fetal distress

Failure to monitor a mother/infant’s vital signs 

Birth asphyxia

Cerebral palsy

Brachial plexus

Klumpke’s palsy

Material death

C-section errors


The birth injury lawyers at Horton & Mendez handle cases involving:

HELLP syndrome

Infant death

Erb’s palsy

No amount of compensation can right the wrongs of a negligent medical professional. However, our attorneys will work tirelessly to ensure wrongdoers are held accountable, and seek compensation, so that you and your child can live the most comfortable life possible.  


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