New York Birth Injury Lawyer

Legal Experience Backed by Over $1 Billion in Recoveries

There is nothing more painful than watching your own child cope with a preventable birth injury. As a parent, you want the best care and treatment for your child, and if a medical professional is to blame for your child’s injury, it is understandable that you may be angry, frustrated, and overwhelmed. We also know that you are probably worried about how you will care for a child with birth injuries. A child with birth injuries or brain damage from birth may have special needs.

If your child has suffered a birth injury, they may require constant medical care, disability equipment, accommodations, and special education. As the parent and caregiver, your ability to work and where you are able to live may be affected. You may also worry about who will care for your child throughout their lives. The damages caused to you by a midwife’s or obstetrician’s medical malpractice can be life changing, not only for your child but for you and your whole family.

We are available to answer your questions – call our New York birth injury attorney at 212-227-4000.

Why Choose Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C.?

There are many reasons to choose Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. to represent you:

  • You don’t pay any attorney fees unless we win your case
  • We have more than 100+ years of collective legal experience
  • Our team has handled more than 20,000 personal injury cases
  • Our lawyers will come to you – at your home or the hospital
  • We have recovered more than $1 billion in compensation

Since 1977, Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. has represented the injured victims of medical malpractice cases, birth injuries, and brain damage in all New York City boroughs, including Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx.

What Kind of Claim Can I File?

If your doctor, surgeon, obstetrician, gynecologist, nurse, midwife, or anesthesiologist acted below the usual and customary standard of care, and your child suffered brain damage or birth injuries as a result, there is probably no question that you have the right to sue. Taking legal action should not be intimidating. You have the right to sue and have your child compensated for injuries suffered at someone else’s hands. A medical license is not a license to inflict damage.

Like everyone else, medical practitioners are required to pay for the negligent damage they cause. Our New York City personal injury lawyers at Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. are not afraid to have members of the medical profession answer in court for their acts of malpractice, as we have done repeatedly throughout our years of practice.

Your child is entitled to receive money for the pain, suffering, injuries and disabilities that medical malpractice caused. In addition, your child is entitled to money to pay for services he or she is proven to need because of those injuries and disabilities. This can include lifelong medical care, nursing care, special needs accommodations, housing, disability transportation, special education, medicines, medical equipment, caregivers and aides, and much more.

Examples of medical malpractice during pre-natal care, delivery, and neonatal care can include:


  • Medication errors
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Diagnosis errors
  • Surgical errors
  • Obstetrical errors
  • Failure to diagnose tumors
  • Failure to diagnose cancer


Fighting for Justice & Families’ Futures

Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. can stand by you and help you pursue legal action. A successful medical malpractice case can result in your child receiving the money needed to provide for their lifelong special care. Because of our long history of helping families and victims of medical malpractice, we understand the problems you and your family will be facing, and are prepared to offer you the compassionate help and guidance you will need throughout your case.

Our firm has handled medical malpractice, birth injury, wrongful death, and brain damage cases since our inception. Our attorneys are proud to enjoy a rating of 10.0 on Avvo and are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum®, an invitation-only association for attorneys who have achieved verdicts and settlements exceeding $1 million. In our more than 40 years of practice, we have handled more than 20,000 cases and recovered over $1 billion for clients.

Request a Case Review with a New York Personal Injury Lawyer

Mirman, Markovits & Landau, P.C. thoroughly investigates each case in order to obtain all necessary documents, medical records, and photographs that may exist in your child’s birth injury case. After thoroughly reviewing these records, our attorneys will have them reviewed a second time by a medical expert in the same field as your medical provider.

If notices of claim must be filed against the city, New York City Health and Hospital Corporation, or New York State, we handle this as well. If your case needs experts to evaluate it, or experts to determine the extent of your child’s injuries, the amount of money necessary to care for special needs, or your child’s ability to work, we will hire them.

Request your free case evaluation today.
Call our New York City personal injury attorneys at 212-227-4000.

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