Birth Injuries

A birth injury is a term used to describe injuries which occur due to complications which arise during pregnancy, labour, or immediately after the birth of the baby.

Birth injuries can be caused to the baby or its mother. Fathers can suffer psychological injury when they witness injuries occasioned to their partner, or their baby.

Examples of birth injuries arising due to negligence:

  • Injuries to the mother to include tearing

  • Cerebral palsy

  • Brachial Plexus and Erb’s Palsy injuries

  • Facial injuries

  • Injuries caused by forceps

  • Traumatic brain injury

  • Bone fractures

  • Traumatic brain injury

  • Fatal injuries

  • Still birth

  • Rarely but tragically, maternal death

If you believe that you, or your baby suffered birth injuries as a result of negligence, you may be entitled to compensation contact Brigid to arrange a consultation.

Brigid O’Donnell is a native of Cashel, Tipperary. She established Brigid O’Donnell Solicitors in August 2023 with offices in Clonmel, Tipperary and Cork City. However, Brigid represents clients who have suffered injuries due to medical negligence, or accidents, nationwide. She is happy to facilitate remote consultations, or meetings in person at a time or place convenient to you- outside of normal office hours, if necessary.

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If you believe that you, or your baby suffered birth injuries as a result of negligence, contact Brigid to arrange a consultation.

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