Hydrocephalus Birth Injury Cases

Representation from an Iowa Birth Injury Lawyer

Hydrocephalus is the most common type of birth injury there is, affecting 1 in 500 births. Because of delayed diagnosis by medical personnel, especially damaging effects of hydrocephalus can occur. If your child has suffered brain damage due to improper diagnosis by your treating doctor or another medical professional, it is crucial that you contact an Iowa medical malpractice attorneyto assist you with preparing a strong and aggressive case.

Hydrocephalus is a condition which is a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) on the part of the brain that controls the central nervous system. Due to this fluid buildup, a blockage is created, causing the brain to swell and the head and face to expand. This pressure inside the brain can lead to permanent brain damage. CSF fluid is supposed to flow freely throughout the brain and spinal column. When the CSF does not circulate and excessive buildup in the brain occurs, this can put pressure on the brain, pushing it against the skull and damaging vital brain tissue.

Making a Claim to Recover Your Losses

At the McGuire Law, PLC , we handle a wide range of medical malpractice claims. Our Iowa birth injury lawyers have extensive experience handling cases involving head injuries and trauma suffered by babies during labor and delivery. This type of injury can have drastic consequences, affecting your child's future and ability to have a normal, productive life. You likely will incur costly medical care and long term treatment requirements.

Professional Services in and Around Mason City

To compensate you and your child for the financial and emotional losses you will suffer, our caring attorney can establish a strong and aggressive case in order to recover the maximum compensation on your behalf. If sub-par medical treatment during your child's birth resulted in a hydrocephalus birth injury, contact our firm so a qualified legal professional can help you hold the at-fault party liable. We serve Mason City and communities throughout Iowa.