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Personal Injury Attorneys For Military Hospital Birth Injuries

Helping People Nationwide

Are You or Your Child Experiencing the Side Effects of Medical Negligence or Recklessness of a Military Medical Practitioner or Governmental Entity? Call our Experienced Medical Malpractice and Birth Trauma Lawyers to Help You Obtain Compensation for Your Damages, Including Medical Bills, Lost Wages, Pain and Suffering, and Other Potentially Lifelong Issues That You May Face Because of This Injury

We Work With You To:

  • Sue a military or VA hospital for medical malpractice

Our team of doctors, lawyers, and veterans is here to help. We will assess your case and condition to determine the best approach in court and for your recovery.

Why Choose The Doctor Lawyer Team for Your Case?

  • A Doctor on YOUR side - You will benefit from a free evaluation by a certified neurosurgeon, former naval medical officer, and accomplished trial lawyers. We can travel to where you are stationed or located, which allows you to work with us face-to-face when needed and doesn't disrupt your daily routine, work schedule, family life, or anything else.
  • Highly Reviewed & Rated – Superb 10.0 rating on respected legal site AVVO. 10.0 Justia Lawyer rating. AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbell High Ethical Rating 2019,2020 & 2022, and Top 100 Trial Lawyers by National Trial Lawyers Association.
  • Highly Responsive – We pride ourselves on fast response times when communicating with our clients. We will never let your questions or concerns go unaddressed.
  • Efficient – Our approach focuses on efficiency and speed to resolve cases as quickly as we can to get you your money faster.
  • No Case Is Too Difficult or Complex – This is where tenacity and knowledge of the law and medicine matter. We do what is necessary, even in difficult cases.
  • Straight Shooters – You’ve made an important decision in your life. We respect you for that. Our approach focuses on efficiency and speed to resolve cases to get your life back to normal as quickly as possible.
  • Caring & Compassionate (truly) – We’re sorry for what happened to you or your child. Our team is incredibly experienced, and we truly understand the complications an accident or injury can cause a family.
  • Personalized Attention – We understand and respect that every client’s needs are unique. We treat all of our clients with the attention they deserve.
  • We Keep You Updated – Transparency is critical. We want you to know what’s happening with your case at all stages.
  • Flexible Meeting Times – We accommodate your busy schedule.
  • 2nd Opinions Available – Already have a lawyer? Let us provide you with a second opinion on your case.
  • Experienced – Our firm has over 40 years of trial and medical experience. We have a proven track record of success. Attorney Paul McConnell is a former Marine Corps infantry officer, federal prosecutor, trial judge, and federal tort claims attorney. Dr. Michael Giordano has more than 35 years of medical and legal experience.
  • It’s Not What You Make. It’s What You Keep - Our in-house doctor can help save you money on medical evaluation costs. Having the right experts on your side can help maximize what you keep from your settlement.

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Medical Practitioners swear by an oath to care for patients to the best of their ability and do no harm. When carelessness or negligence breaks that oath, and you are left to suffer the consequences alone, The Doctor Lawyer Team will stand by your side.

A Team of Doctors, Lawyers, and Veterans on Your Side

Dr. Michael Giordano is a licensed neurosurgeon and attorney and serves as our in-house lead investigator. He has personally led complex brain and spinal cord injuries, reviewed more than 25,000 hospital records, deposed scores of doctors, and been an invaluable team member for numerous multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts. Mike Giordano has dedicated over 28 years proudly serving the U.S. Navy Medical Corps and spent 11 months as a Marine Battalion surgeon in Afghanistan.

Paul McConnell spent over 26 years in public service as a Marine Corps Officer and federal prosecutor with the United States Department of Justice. He retired as a Colonel in the Marine Corps Reserve in 2020.

Contact us now to ask a question, tell us what happened, and find out what your case might be worth.

Statute of Limitations for Birth Injuries

In most states, the birth injury statute of limitations begins when the injury is discovered for the first time. For example, if your child’s birth injury was found the day they were born, you have a set time frame from the moment of birth to file your lawsuit.

In some cases, your child may not be diagnosed with a birth injury until later in their life. Suppose an injury caused by medical negligence is discovered months or years into your child’s life. In that case, the birth injury statute of limitations time window will begin at the time of discovery — not at the time of birth. This allows parents more time to establish their case and work with an experienced birth injury lawyer.

Not all states follow the discovery rule. It is critical to speak with an attorney for more information about your state's birth injury statute of limitations.

Cerebral Palsy and Erb's Palsy: Common Birth Injuries

Cerebral palsy is not a disease. It is brain damage usually caused during pregnancy or birth. In some cases, young children also develop cerebral palsy after a head injury. Here are some other significant details about cerebral palsy:

  • An estimated 500,000 Americans have the condition, which causes permanent physical disabilities.
  • At least 4,500 new cerebral palsy cases are diagnosed each year.
  • Some estimates of new cerebral palsy cases are as high as 10,000 each year.

Babies who sustain a birth injury or develop cerebral palsy due to medical error tend to require a lifetime of care and treatment.

Erb’s palsy is a condition caused by nerve damage around the shoulder or brachial plexus. This generally occurs during a difficult childbirth. Also known as brachial palsy, Erb’s palsy is a paralysis of the arm that either resolves on its own over time or may require surgery to correct.

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Other Injury Cases We Can Help You With:

  • Federal Tort Claims
  • Military and VA Medical Malpractice
  • Mesothelioma Cases
  • Birth Injuries
  • Personal Injury
  • USPS Vehicle Accidents

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If these things are what you are looking for in a law firm, then contact us to see how we can help you and your family.

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What To Do Now

We welcome your questions and want to understand your situation to help you move forward and get the compensation you or your loved one deserves. Call our office at (888) 565-7043 with questions and a description of your situation to see if we can assist or schedule a consultation. Or you may simply fill out the form above on this page. Your form will be directly emailed to our office, and you can expect a reply within one business day and often within hours of the same day. All information you share is confidential.

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