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Category Archives: Birth Injury

The Statute of Limitations in Birth Injury Cases

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

This Article was created in partnership with Fox45 News Birth injuries range from bone fractures to cerebral palsy to birth asphyxia to many other varieties. Each one can have profound and lasting impacts on children and their families. These injuries may result from medical malpractice, complications during labor and delivery, or underlying medical conditions. Prompt medical… Read More »

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Recognizing signs of birth injuries: What parents need to know

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

This Article was created in partnership with Fox45 News Identifying birth injuries early is crucial for ensuring prompt medical intervention and seeking legal recourse if necessary. There are a lot of moving parts after a baby is born, but parents need to be vigilant as they spend time with their children because these first… Read More »

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The different types of birth injuries and their impact on families

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

As an expecting parent, you hope for a healthy birth, but malpractice, mistakes, and complications can lead to birth injuries. These injuries can range from minor to severe and can have a profound impact on the child’s life. In this article, we’ll explore the different types of birth injuries and how they can impact… Read More »

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The Different Types of Birth Injuries and Their Impact on Families

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

As an expecting parent, you hope for a healthy birth, but malpractice, mistakes, and complications can lead to birth injuries. These injuries can range from minor to severe and can have a profound impact on the child’s life. In this article, we’ll explore the different types of birth injuries and how they can impact… Read More »

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Advocate Trinity Hospital Ordered to Pay $23 Million Dollars After Failure to Timely Deliver Leads to Brain Injury and Cerebral Palsy

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

On May 1, 2024, a jury in Cook County, Illinois, awarded $23,070,000 to Na’ Jai Johnson, a seven-year-old girl who suffers from brain damage and cerebral palsy. A jury of 12 unanimously found that a nurse and two obstetricians at Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago were negligent by failing to deliver Na’Jai by a… Read More »

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WVFK&N Lawyer Secures $2.75 Million for a Client Through a Settlement in Chicago

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

WVFK&N partner Chris Norman recently settled a case in mediation, with the plaintiff receiving $2.75 million for damages following the death of a newborn child following a failure to deliver timely. Even though fetal monitoring showed the child was clearly in distress, delivery of the baby was delayed for over an hour after the… Read More »

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The High Cost of Birth Injuries

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Every parent wants their child to be born healthy and free from harm. Unfortunately, birth injuries happen all too often, and the financial burden of these injuries can be devastating. If your child has been injured at birth, it’s important to know that you have options. You may be entitled to compensation for medical… Read More »

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5 Things to Consider When Hiring a Birth Injury Lawyer

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

When your child suffers a birth injury, it can be hard to know where to start. As you come to terms with the injury and begin to make a plan forward, it is essential to consider your options for funding. The long-term medical costs and other expenses associated with a birth injury can be… Read More »

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What Medical Mistakes Can Cause Cerebral Palsy?

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

Cerebral palsy can have several causes, including infections during pregnancy, damage to the child’s head during birth or pregnancy, or loss of oxygen during delivery. Sometimes, these causes are unavoidable; however, a significant number of cerebral palsy cases are due to medical malpractice. What is medical malpractice, and how can it cause cerebral palsy?… Read More »

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How Can You Establish the Cause of Your Child’s Brain Injury?

By Wais, Vogelstein, Forman, Koch & Norman, LLC |

The birth process is a physically traumatizing event, and injuries can occur – both to the birthing parent and the child. Many of these injuries are expected, will heal within a few days or weeks. However, more complicated injuries, including brain injuries, are also possible. When these injuries occur, they can have severe long-term… Read More »

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