Ask a Birth Trauma Lawyer: Dr. Brad Bradshaw

If your world has been turned upside down by complications during pregnancy or childbirth, you probably have questions flying through your mind. A doctor is a great place to start, but if their mistake leads to your heartache, those answers may come up short. 

To get the answers you need and the closure you deserve, ask our doctor for a second opinion. Get reading, or call us to get answers from one of the leading birth trauma lawyers in Springfield, MO, Dr. Brad Bradshaw.

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What Causes Birth Trauma?

There are many types of birth trauma, and each case comes with unique causes. It’s often difficult to determine the root cause without some help. That’s where our birth trauma lawyers in Springfield, MO, start every case. With Dr. Brad Bradshaw’s extensive medical background, we’re able to get to the bottom of your case through a detailed investigation. With this investigation, we work to hold medical professionals accountable for their mistakes.

Medical Malpractice

This is the umbrella term for mistakes that cause birth trauma in mothers and infants alike. Building a medical malpractice case requires detailed information that proves medical professionals are directly responsible for any mistakes that occurred before, during, and after childbirth. These are some of the most common afflictions our birth trauma lawyers build cases around:

Cerebral Palsy

This is one of the most common movement disorders among newborns. Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the developing brain or developmental abnormalities that limit control of motor function. According to estimates from the CDC, around 10,000 babies are born with CP every year. To dig deeper into how our team handles these specific cases, read our related article.

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Newborn Cephalohematoma

This birth trauma is caused by ruptured blood vessels in the tissue covering an infant’s skull. If left unchecked, the pooled blood can put significant pressure on brain tissue, resulting in lifelong disabilities or even death.

Erb’s Palsy

This birth trauma is caused by nerve damage at the base of a baby’s neck. As a result, newborns may experience full or partial paralysis in their arms. While Erb’s palsy is typically prevented with proper obstetric care, OB/GYNs still make mistakes. To hold all medical professionals responsible, families around the nation trust our birth trauma lawyers in Springfield. 

How can my family recover from this?

The sad truth is that the effects of disorders like cerebral palsy can haunt families for generations. However, the effects of birth trauma shouldn’t prevent people from living life to the fullest. That’s why partnering with our experienced birth trauma lawyers in Springfield, MO, is important. From unexpected additional costs to pain and suffering, life can come with some hefty burdens that are easier to overcome when families get the justice they deserve. 

Investigating Your Claim

To begin your case, we’ll need to gather as much information as possible to prove your claim. There are many pieces to put together when tackling birth trauma, so our lawyers use the extensive medical background of Dr. Brad Bradshaw to complete thorough investigations. To learn more about how we handle medical malpractice cases, read this related article.

Meet a Medical Malpractice Attorney

Holding Doctors Responsible

With Dr. Bradshaw’s medical expertise and extensive experience in medical malpractice law, our firm uses hard facts to hold doctors accountable for any mistakes that take place on their watch. Our devotion to doing what’s right for families is what drives the success of our birth trauma lawyers in Springfield, MO, and beyond.

What’s Your Experience?

As one of the leading birth trauma lawyers in Springfield, MO, Brad Bradshaw is proud to help families in his home state. After graduating from the UMKC School of Medicine at 18 years old, he completed his residency at the University of Hawaii. 

Dr. Bradshaw’s specializations include internal medicine, surgery, and psychiatry. He also holds a certification in Clinical Obstetrics from Harvard Medical School. It’s rare to find this much medical experience in a lawyer, but for Brad Bradshaw, birth trauma litigation is…

Textbook Knowledge

Driven to help families, Dr. Bradshaw penned The Textbook on Birth Trauma. This is the definitive resource trusted by families and birth trauma lawyers in Springfield, MO, alike to fully understand cases. This book outlines obstetrical health care concepts to decipher complex electronic tracings and prevent future malpractice. To get this book, call our office for a copy. 


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