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Birth Injuries

Orange County Birth Injury Attorney

Was Your Child Injured at Birth? Learn More About Your Rights.

Nothing is more devastating than finding out that your newborn has suffered a birth injury – especially if the injury could have been prevented. At the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes, we believe that no one should have to suffer the consequences of someone else's negligence. If your child has suffered a serious birth injury, we encourage you to discuss your rights and legal options with an Orange County medical malpractice lawyer at our firm. We are ready to help you seek justice.

Why Should You Hire Our Firm?

  • Our firm has over two decades of legal experience combined
  • We have earned an AV® rating from Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Scott Hughes was named to the California Super Lawyers® list
  • Ranked as a Top Attorney by Los Angeles Magazine in 2012
  • We offer a FREE initial consultation to start your case

Are you ready to get started on your case? Contact our firm at (714) 987-2671 to arrange your free consultation.

The Most Common Types & Causes of Birth Injuries

Birth injuries can be caused by countless different factors and result in a wide range of debilitating conditions. Some of the most common causes of birth injuries include using excessive force during delivery, failing to monitor the baby's heart rate, failing to order a timely Cesarean section, administering medications that are harmful to the baby, and more.

Some of the most common types of birth injuries include:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb's palsy
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Permanent brain damage
  • Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy
  • Pitocin-induced injuries
  • Bone fractures

Contact Our Firm for a Free Initial Consultation: (714) 987-2671

If your child is suffering from a preventable birth injury, you have rights. With the help of an Orange County personal injury attorney from the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes, you can pursue maximum compensation for your losses. Take action today to hold the responsible party accountable by requesting a free initial consultation with our firm. Backed by over two decades of combined experience and a track record of success, Attorney Scott Hughes is well-equipped to represent you and your family.

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reasons to choose our firm

  • Superb AVVO & AV Preeminent Ratings
  • Client-Focused Representation
  • Our Attorneys Are Named California Super Lawyers
  • Over 25 Years of
    Combined Experience
  • Free Initial
  • Exceptional Track
    Record of Success