Maryland Birth Injuries Lawyer

During the joy of your pregnancy, you probably never expected your child would be put at risk all because of a medical provider's negligent actions. The day you dreamed about for months may have escalated into an emergency situation, if the delivery room doctor failed to take appropriate measures. An experienced Maryland birth injury attorney can help you take action.

Seasoned Lawyer Committed to Helping You Take Action

At the Law Offices of W. Scott Sonntag, P.A., in Columbia, we understand the emotional turmoil you have endured. You want the best for your child and will do anything possible to ensure your child has the best life possible. However, you may feel overwhelmed knowing your child may require a lifetime of medical treatment that may seem insurmountable.

Attorney Scott Sonntag can help you take action and protect you from covering the expenses out of your own pocket. He will apply more than 30 years of experience handling medical malpractice claims throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C., to your advantage.

Not every birth injury is related to medical malpractice but many could have been prevented if standard procedures were followed. Contact attorney Scott Sonntag for a free initial consultation. He has tried hundreds of cases and can help you understand the best course of action to take.

Experienced Legal Counsel for Families Coping With Birth Injuries

In a career spanning well over 30 years, Scott Sonntag has handled many birth injury cases, including those involving:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Erb's palsy
  • Mental retardation
  • Brachial plexus
  • Fetal hypoxia
  • Shoulder dystocia

Attorney Scott Sonntag understands the sadness, tremendous worry and other complex feelings you may be dealing with after learning your child has a serious birth injury. Especially if you believe the birth injury should have been prevented by proper care, anger is also very understandable.

I can help you take action. Before focusing exclusively on protecting accident victims, I defended doctors, nurses and other medical professionals accused of medical malpractice. My comprehensive background helps me anticipate the legal arguments defense teams often make. I will use that to your advantage in pursuit of the full amount of compensation your family is entitled to recover.

A Compassionate, Realistic and Thorough Approach

It is extremely difficult to contemplate the cost of medical treatment your special needs child may require throughout his or her lifetime. It is very important to work with an experienced birth injury attorney who can:

  • Thoroughly assess the circumstances of your case to determine the likelihood of obtaining a financial recovery via settlement or trial
  • Take a comprehensive approach in projecting the total costs of your child's future needs — targeting the best care and greatest possible mental and physical development
  • Provide legal counsel you can trust and compassion you can depend on from the first meeting through every phase of your case

Contact Our Devoted Cerebral Palsy Malpractice Attorney

Our firm has access to a network of qualified experts who can evaluate your case, testify if appropriate and perform complete life care planning. Contact us to work with a law firm that will share your goal of securing the best results possible for your child. Baltimore attorney Scott Sonntag offers free initial consultations in Columbia, Maryland.