Effects of Infant Brain Damage

When expecting a child, parents are often excited and looking forward to the birth of their baby. However, sometimes this joyous moment can be clouded by a negligent doctor or other medical practitioner who causes brain damage to your baby. Such an incident can have many different negative effects on an infant and that infant’s family.

The effects of your baby’s brain damage, caused during birth, can be an extremely difficult situation to deal with, both emotionally and financially. If your baby has been traumatized by brain damage caused by inappropriate or negligent care, you may be able to pursue legal action to help cover your losses and expenses.

Brain Damage Effects

When a baby suffers brain damage, he or she will likely have a different physical, and often psychological, life than other babies. His or her parents will also feel the effects of this situation. Some of the effects of infant brain damage that can affect a baby and his or her parents include:

  • Frequent hospital visits
  • Physical and emotional therapy
  • Total dependency throughout life
  • Varied medical expenses
  • Non-developing mental condition

These effects can be, understandably, quite difficult to face, not just for an innocent baby, but also for its parents. They involve not just emotional difficulties, but also hefty financial commitments.

Contact Us

Unfortunately, many innocent children suffer brain damage from medical malpractice. This situation is tragic and can leave families with emotional and financial trauma, but the experienced birth injury attorneys of Crowe & Mulvey, LLP, may be able to help you fight for financial compensation can help you pay for the costs associated with your baby’s brain damage. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us today by calling (617) 426-4488.