Birth Injuries 2018-05-28T21:52:18+00:00

Birth Injuries

For several decades, James Vititoe and his partners have represented those who have been seriously injured. Through experience and education, our Westlake Village law firm is able to expertly evaluate medical injuries and pursue birth injury claims on behalf of the injured plaintiff. The skilled birthing injury attorneys at Vititoe Law Group, provide sophisticated legal services for almost any type of injury.

Statistics show that approximately 27 of every 1,000 births in the United States result in a birth injury. In the state of California there are approximately 1,500 babies born each and every day. According to the statistics, 40 babies a day are born in California with some type of birth injury.

What Is A Civil Lawsuit?

The most common grounds for a civil lawsuit involve negligence. These include motor vehicle accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, swimming and diving accidents, boating accidents and premises liability (slip-and-fall) accidents. When an accident occurs due to negligence, the injured party may file a claim against the negligent party to recover all their damages. Damages generally include current and future medical expenses, property damage, pain and suffering, current and future loss of income, loss of enjoyment and in certain cases, punitive damages.

It is also imperative that you file your claim within the time allotted by the state of California. The California statute of limitations for negligent tort cases has generally been one year. Recent legislation has extended the statute of limitations to two years. California’s statute of limitations in negligent tort cases starts on the date of the injury (for example, a motor vehicle accident) or on the date that you determine an injury has occurred (for example, a pharmaceutical side effect). We strongly recommend that you contact our office immediately following the injury.

We invite your call at 818-991-8900 to discuss your situation and options.

We carefully screen all medically related cases. Medical negligence is extremely difficult to prove, and requires qualified experts who are willing to testify that the care given failed to meet the appropriate standards, and that this failure caused injuries.

Putting A Dollar Value On A Life-Changing Injury

Over the years, Vititoe Law Group, has stood up for people who have been injured through no fault of their own. Our experience has taught us that best results arise from skilled evaluation and assertive pursuit of compensation for the injured. The lawyers at Vititoe Law Group, also provide sophisticated legal services for every other type of injury.

While proving a physical, emotional, or cognitive injury can be complex, we are able to undertake difficult cases and prevail. We are committed to protecting our clients’ rights and we have a long track record of success in the most challenging and difficult birth injury cases.

More Than 30 Years of Experience Fighting For the Victims of Negligence

Contact Us For A Free Confidential Consultation

Give us a call and our attorneys will guide you through the process of litigation and put together a legal team tailored to your needs. When necessary, we will help you find the best doctors to treat your injuries. Our team approach gives our clients a multitude of strengths and skills to rely on to successfully resolve their cases.

Call us at 818-851-1886 or
contact us online to set up a time to talk with our team about your case. If you are unable to come to our office in Westlake Village because of your injuries, we can come to you. If you are elsewhere in the country, we can work with you by phone, fax, email and other methods of communication.

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