Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

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Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) covers a variety of neurological birth injuries that are caused by a lack of oxygen in the baby’s brain during birth. These injuries are permanent and can range from mild to debilitating.

Medical mistakes may result in hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy in some of the following instances:

  • Cardiac complications
  • Umbilical cord injury
  • Injury from umbilical cord complications
  • Delayed decision to do a caesarean section
  • Prolonged labor
  • Fetal heart rate was mismanaged
  • Interruption in breathing or poor oxygen supply
  • Intrapartum hemorrhage
  • General medical negligence
  • Prolapsed cord
  • Placental abruption

Our experienced medical malpractice attorneys will work with you to identify medical errors and secure the funds you and your family require to care for your child both now and in the future.

Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy cases require extensive knowledge of both law and medicine.

Our legal team includes highly trained medical professionals, which means you get the benefit of on-staff expertise in both medicine and law. Combined, our team is backed by the experience, knowledge, and resources needed to pursue justice for our client’s losses.

This is what separates us from other firms: our team is our strength.

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Our attorneys handle matters primarily in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.  

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