Top Portsmouth, VA Birth Injury Lawyers Near You

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

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    Hampton Injury Law PLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Hampton Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Hampton Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Archangel Law Group, PLLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Chesapeake Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Chesapeake Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • The Smith Law Center

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Hampton Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Hampton Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Waterman Law Centers PLLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Williamsburg Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Williamsburg Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • AMG Law, PLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, LLP

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Williamsburg Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Williamsburg Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Reynolds Law Group

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Singer Davis, LLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • O'Hagan Meyer, PLLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Cooper Hurley Injury Lawyers

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Favaloro Law

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • The Joel Bieber Firm

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Parks Zeigler, PLLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Keller Law Group

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • The Law Offices of Peter T. Nicholl

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Portsmouth Office

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Portsmouth Office

  • Pierce & Thornton PLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Kass Law Firm, PLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Portsmouth Office

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Portsmouth Office

  • Sands Anderson PC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Williamsburg Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Williamsburg Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Parks Zeigler, PLLC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Chesapeake Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Chesapeake Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Goodman Allen Donnelly

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • The Zydron Law Firm, P.L.L.C.

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Chesapeake Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Chesapeake Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Kaufman & Canoles, PC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Joynes & Gaidies, PC

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Virginia Beach Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

  • Williams Mullen

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

    Birth Injury Lawyers | Norfolk Office | Serving Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth Birth Injury Information

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Find a Portsmouth Birth Injury Attorney in your area

Has Your Child Been Injured During Birth?

If your child been injured or suffered a trauma during the birth process, a birth injury attorney can help you analyze the type of injury or trauma from birth and its potential causes. He or she can give you pertinent facts that will help you decide whether or not to pursue an action based upon your child's injury or trauma.

Liability for a Birth Injury

A birth injury involves injury to an infant's vital organs, bones or nerve centers and such trauma happens during labor and delivery. A doctor or other hospital staff may be liable for your child's injury or trauma and you may be entitled to collect damages. A skilled birth injury attorney can help you determine your rights.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you’ve suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

Tips on Approaching an Initial Attorney Consultation

  • Use the consultation as a means of gaining a better understanding of your legal situation.
  • Ask the attorney how many cases similar to yours he/she has handled. An attorney’s experience and knowledge can speak to their expertise (or lack of) in addressing your situation.
  • Your attorney should be able to articulate roughly how long a case like yours will take to resolve and what sort of procedures to expect.
  • Determine how comfortable you are working with the lawyer and/or law firm.

Tips on Hiring an Experienced Lawyer with Birth Injury Cases

The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who’ve been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer’s experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It’s a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se – This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute – Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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