The great joy often found at the birth of a child can be overshadowed by the pain and devastation that a preventable birth injury can bring. If your son or daughter was born with a birth defect, such as spina bifida or a cleft palate, it may have been caused by a dangerous prescription drug. Drug manufacturers do not always fully explain the risks associated with pregnant mothers taking these prescriptions.
The good news is that Peterson & Associates, P.C. is here to walk with you from start to finish. With $500+ million collected* for past injury victims, our compassionate birth defect lawyers in Kansas City are prepared to assist you.
Our team can handle cases involving some common birth defects that can potentially be linked back to dangerous drugs:
- Cleft Lip / Palate
- Heart Defects
- Hearing Loss
- Spina Bifida
- Down Syndrome
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), babies are born with birth defects every 4.5 minutes in the United States. Typically, these defects are formed within the first trimester. If your baby was born with a defect, you are not alone. Call us today to let us help you determine what the cause of that birth defect was.
Call us today at 816-888-8888. We care about helping real people get the justice they deserve.
Carefully Investigating Birth Defect Cases
When you retain counsel from Peterson & Associates, P.C., you get more than just dedicated lawyers. Our Kansas City birth defect attorneys get to work right away investigating your case. We utilize our insight from a proven history of claims success to carefully investigate birth injury incidents.
Our goal is to uncover:
- The liable party, whether it a be a drug manufacturer, doctor, or pharmacist
- Supportive evidence to link the birth defect to a dangerous drug or other cause
- Expert witnesses (in the drug and medical industries) who can shed light on the situation
- The extent of the birth defect
- Future and additional damages that may apply
- The amount of compensation that is owed
Most birth defects can be detected within the baby’s first year. If your child has recently been diagnosed with a birth defect, you deserve to know why. By filling out a free case evaluation on our website, our legal team at Peterson & Associates, P.C. can get to work looking into your case and helping you determine whether or not you have a valid birth defect claim.
Complete an online case evaluation now or call our Kansas City firm at 816-888-8888.