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If your child has suffered from a birth injury, don’t let it define their future. At Snyder & Wenner, PC, we specialize in securing justice for Arizona families impacted by such traumatic experiences. Our distinguished legal team is committed to obtaining the compensation and fairness your child rightfully deserves. Click here to discover how we can assist you!

Birth Injury

Experienced Legal Advocacy for Birth Injury Cases in Arizona

At Snyder & Wenner, PC, our focus is on supporting families dealing with the profound challenges of birth injuries. Our seasoned attorneys offer both compassionate support and superior legal representation, ensuring your family’s needs are expertly met.

Understanding Birth Injuries in Arizona

Birth injuries can deeply affect not only your child but your whole family. In Arizona, the frequency and gravity of these injuries are alarming, with significant numbers of infants affected annually. These injuries vary in severity and can disrupt many aspects of a child’s health, necessitating extensive care and substantial financial resources. At Snyder & Wenner, PC, we’re dedicated to helping you address these challenges through comprehensive legal support.

Did You Know?

Incidence Rate

Birth injuries occur at a rate of approximately 1.9 per 1,000 live births nationally. If similar rates apply to Arizona, with around 80,000 births annually, approximately 150 to 160 newborns could be affected by birth injuries each year in Arizona.

In Arizona, like elsewhere, the most commonly reported birth injuries include brachial plexus injuries (such as Erb’s Palsy), fractures (particularly clavicle fractures), and cerebral palsy, which is often associated with oxygen deprivation during labor and delivery.

In the broader context of medical malpractice claims, which include birth injuries, Arizona sees numerous cases each year. Data suggests that the majority of medical malpractice lawsuits, including those for birth injuries, tend to be settled out of court rather than going to trial, which is consistent with national trends.

Hospitals in Arizona, particularly those with high labor and delivery volumes, implement various protocols to reduce the incidence of birth injuries. These measures are crucial as birth injuries account for a significant portion of hospital-based interventions and extended neonatal care.

The cost associated with managing birth injuries can be substantial. For severe cases like cerebral palsy, lifetime care costs can exceed $1 million, depending on the level of disability. This figure underscores the economic impact of birth injuries on families and healthcare systems in Arizona.

Types of Birth Injuries and Their Common Causes

Birth injuries can arise from medical errors, complex deliveries, or unexpected complications. Key injuries include:

Cerebral
Palsy

Often resulting from oxygen deprivation or birth trauma, leading to developmental delays and motor issues.

Brachial Plexus
Injuries

Occurring when delivery complications damage shoulder nerves, possibly causing arm paralysis or weakness.

Bone
Fractures

These may happen during difficult births, especially with improper force, affecting bones like the collarbone.

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)

A severe outcome of birth-related oxygen deprivation, potentially causing lasting neurological damage.

Why Trust Snyder & Wenner, PC with Your Birth Injury Claim?

Excellence
Recognized Excellence

Our firm is renowned for its achievements in birth injury litigation, earning accolades from legal peers and prestigious organizations.

Experienced Professionals
Experienced Professionals

Our attorneys have deep expertise in complex birth injury cases and are well-versed in Arizona’s medical malpractice statutes.

Personalized, Compassionate Service

We understand the emotional impact of birth injuries and offer tailored, empathetic legal representation.

Resourceful and Determined
Resourceful and Determined

We utilize all available resources to meticulously investigate your case, determine accountability, and maximize compensation.

Proven Track Record
Proven Track Record

We've secured substantial verdicts and settlements, demonstrating our commitment to achieving significant outcomes for our clients.

Client Satisfaction

Our firm is highly recommended by those we’ve represented, underlining our commitment to client satisfaction and successful advocacy.

Our Commitment to Your Family

At Snyder & Wenner, PC, we focus exclusively on advocating for families affected by medical negligence leading to birth injuries. We:
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The impact of a birth injury can be overwhelming, but you’re not alone. Snyder & Wenner, PC is here to provide the compassionate and effective legal representation your family deserves. If your child has experienced a birth injury in Arizona, don’t hesitate to contact us for a free consultation. 

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