Phoenix Birth Injury Attorneys
Birth injury claims are some of the most heartbreaking medical malpractice cases because if the baby does not die, he or she often will struggle with permanent, catastrophic disabilities. Their family will struggle as well. Family members frequently must endure psychological, spiritual, financial and even physical battles as they fight to help their loved ones live as normally as possible.
This fight can require significant resources to pay for necessary physical therapy, special education, medical treatment and assistance with activities of daily living. Caregivers are often necessary, sometimes permanently and 24/7. Families also may need resources to provide special accommodations, such as homes and vehicles which are specially modified to accommodate a patient’s special needs.
Compassionate Lawyers Fighting Negligence Resulting in Birth Injuries
At Sandweg & Ager, in Phoenix, we regularly represent parents and children whose lives have been turned upside down as a result of birth injuries caused by hospitals, doctors, nurses, and other health care providers. Birth injuries result from a variety of causes from the failure to recognize and appropriately manage a high-risk pregnancy, to the failure to appropriately monitor expectant mothers during labor and delivery and recognize or react to signs of fetal distress. These events can result in many different types of birth injuries including:
If You Need a Phoenix Birth Injury Lawyer — Contact Us
We invite you to contact us regarding birth injuries that a loved one may have experienced. Consultations are free, confidential and at no obligation. To get started, call our Phoenix, Arizona, law office at 602-648-3200 or contact us online.
Meet Bill Sandweg and John Ager
The foundation of our success is the hard work and experience of two seasoned lawyers, Bill Sandweg and John Ager. Together, we leverage more than 50 years of experience to help fix the harm suffered by the victims of injury death. Our full-time staff includes a dedicated nurse consultant and a paralegal, in addition to a physician, who is also a lawyer and serves as "of counsel" to our firm.
Bill Sandweg has been practicing personal injury law for 40 years. He is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in personal injury and wrongful death. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America, Arizona's Finest Lawyers and Southwest Super Lawyers. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates as well as a Fellow and Regent of the American College of Trial Lawyers, perhaps the most exclusive and elite organization of successful trial lawyers.
John Ager has been litigating personal injury cases involving catastrophic injury and death focusing on medical negligence cases for 17 years. He is certified by the State Bar of Arizona as a specialist in personal injury and wrongful death litigation. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and has been recognized by The American Trial Lawyers as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Arizona since 2007. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and 10.0 by Avvo, their highest ratings. He also sits on the board of directors and faculty of the State Bar of Arizona College of Trial Advocacy, Arizona’s premiere trial college.