There may be no more painful experience a parent can go through than having a child stillborn. When it could have been prevented, however, it only compounds the tragedy of the loss. Stillbirths that happen because of the negligence of a doctor, nurse or other medical professional constitute medical malpractice.
If your child was stillborn because of an error on the part of the physicians or hospital staff, you should seek the advice of a medical malpractice lawyer. The Chicago stillbirth attorneys at the law firm of Lane & Lane, LLC provide strong representation to clients across the Chicagoland area, Illinois and the United States who have lost a child as a result of the negligent actions of obstetricians, midwives, nurses and others.
We know that there is no amount of money that can fill the void created by the loss of your child. While your thoughts may not turn immediately to the legal implications of your baby’s death, it is important to understand your rights and the potential remedies that are available to you.
Our attorneys have experience handling all types of birth injury cases. We understand the conditions that can lead to fetal death, and we know what doctors and their staff can do to prevent or correct them. When you hire our firm, we will fully investigate the cause of your baby’s death and determine if it could have been prevented. We work closely with scientific and medical experts to help us build the strongest possible case on your behalf.
According to Illinois law, parents are allowed to seek compensation for medical and funeral expenses, grief, sorrow and mental suffering, and the loss of affection and companionship. We understand what a difficult time you are going through. We will be there with you at every step throughout the process, and we will see your case through to its conclusion.
We have experience with all types of stillbirth cases, including those resulting from the following:
If you’re ready to take action to obtain justice – to fight for the full, fair and complete compensation you deserve for the death of your child, please contact us today.