When Your Newborn’s Injury is the Result of Medical Malpractice

By Heidi Culbertson

March 26, 2020   Colorado Medical Malpractice

The birth of a child should be a time of great joy. But when complications occur that result in a physical injury to your newborn, your joy can quickly turn to heartbreak. Many birth injuries are preventable, but when they are caused by improper or negligent medical care, you may have a medical malpractice claim.

Medical malpractice occurs whenever a health care provider’s negligence results in damage or harm to the patient. If you suspect that your newborn was injured before or at the time of birth because a member of your medical team did not act safely and responsibly, call now to arrange for a free consultation with a birth injury lawyer at Burg Simpson.

We will work with you to determine if the doctors and the hospital followed the proper standards of care, or if your child’s injuries were the result of a medical mistake. If medical malpractice occurred, we will fight for you and get you and your baby the compensation you deserve.

Call us at Burg Simpson and let’s find out how we can help.

View Angela McGraw’s Medical Malpractice video here. 

About Angela McGraw

Angela McGraw is a shareholder at Burg Simpson and a litigator with the Medical Malpractice team. In 2020, she was ranked by her peers as one of The Best Lawyers in America® and was named as Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers® for Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs, Denver. Angela has been a member of the prestigious American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) since 2015, an invitation-only membership for trial lawyers that is extended based on personal character and honorable reputation, in addition to extensive trial experience and success. She has been honored by Super Lawyers® as a Rising Star©, The National Trial Lawyers® as a Top 40 Under 40 attorney, and Top 100 attorney in the state of Colorado.

Angela’s reputation in the legal community is sterling and her track record in the legal industry is extensive, which helps her resolve many cases without ever having to go to trial. Legal adversaries know that Angela McGraw prepares her cases meticulously as if each case will require litigation and trial, resulting in most cases being resolved for full and fair value without the need for long and drawn out court processes. As a lawyer and the mother of 3 young children, Angela McGraw is a passionate advocate for her clients and seeks to provide them with the best possible legal outcome. In addition to her formidable litigation skills, her effective strategy for legal representation also includes her commitment to providing her clients with the compassionate and personalized service they deserve.

About Burg Simpson

Burg Simpson Simpson Eldredge Hersh & Jardine currently has more than 60 trial attorneys who provide nationwide legal representation. The firm is based in Colorado and has offices in Arizona, Ohio, Wyoming, New Mexico, Nevada, and Florida.

Burg Simpson’s award-winning trial lawyers represent clients with legal matters that range from business and commercial litigation, construction defects, mass torts, and medical malpractice, to personal injury and workers’ compensation.

Founded in 1976, Burg Simpson has proven track record of success and has collected over $1 billion in verdicts, judgments, and settlements on behalf of its clients. Burg Simpson’s attorneys have been named as national lead counsel and earned federal court appointments in several cases, such as YAZ/Yasmin®, Pradaxa®, Ortho Evra®, Gadolinium-based contrast agents, Heparin, DePuy ASR®, Bextra/Celebrex, Zyprexa®, and testosterone replacement therapy.

Over the past four decades, Burg Simpson’s highly-skilled and results-driven trial attorneys have gained a national reputation and the depth of experience necessary to garner significant awards. The firm has been consistently recognized for excellence by The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, Legal 500, 5280 Top Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers, and the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Burg Simpson has spent over 40 years fighting for the legal rights of those harmed by the actions or inactions of negligent corporations and individuals. Our team of trial lawyers and legal professionals are dedicated to securing the compensation our clients deserve.

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