Group B Strep

Group B Strep or GBS is a bacteria that is present in a quarter of women during pregnancy, many of whom have no symptoms. This bacteria infection can be transmitted from mother to child during childbirth and cause severe problems and even permanent injury for a newborn. GBS is the most common life threatening infection in newborns, and it is a chilling statistic to learn that 5% of all affected infants do not survive and GBS infection. Infected infants can also suffer long term effects such as hearing loss, blindness, brain damage, learning disabilities, motor deficiencies, and cerebral palsy.

75% of Group B Strep infections happen within the first weak after birth. A GBS infection may also develop in to meningitis in the late-onset of the disease.  Other common results are sepsis and pneumonia. Nearly 80% of all GBS cases can be prevented in newborns by the simple treatment of antibiotics. If you are a loved one feel you have been involved in a Group B Strep incident, it is important you contact an attorney to discuss your legal options. We encourage you to use our search by state lawyer referral and attorney referral map to find the American Justice Network attorney that is nearest you.

When your child has been the victim of a medical error that leads to permanent injury or death, then the last thing on your mind is a lawsuit - you simply want to begin healing. You want to learn how to make your child’s life a comfortable and enriching one. GBS can lead to huge medical bills over the child’s lifetime for treatment and therapy for the injury. Group B Strep can also severely affect the child’s future ability to be a wage earner. In your time of need it is not necessary for you to know the right attorney and everything involved with medical malpractice, but by contacting the American Justice Network our relationships become your relationships, and our arsenal of experience and information are at your disposal. We will fight for you to get the claim that you are entitled to.

A medical malpractice claim can be a complex process, and it may require an in depth investigation to determine if medical negligence played a role in your child’s injuries. In your time of need it is strongly advised, and often beneficial, to contact an attorney to discuss your situation and be advised of your legal rights.

The dedicated and experienced legal professionals associated with the American Justice Network are committed to fighting for your case and getting you the settlement that you are entitled to. We understand your situation and have a proven track record of legal results. Call us toll free today to speak with a lawyer who has first hand knowledge of the laws associated with this type of litigation, and we will give you a free case evaluation.

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