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Infant Torticollis

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Infant Torticollis

Did Your Child Suffer A Serious Injury?

Infant torticollis is a relatively common disorder that can cause anywhere from mild to severe damage depending on the situation. Children who suffer from this condition will have their head tilted to one side with their chin pointing the other way. It can be caused by tight muscles in their neck, but it can also be caused by abnormalities in the cervical vertebrae.

This condition is also known as Klippel-Feil syndrome and occurs when the bones were either formed abnormally, were fused together, or some combination of both. This condition is often caused by a doctor’s actions during delivery and may be prevented with timely treatment. If this is the case, you may be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim.

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If your child suffered a serious birth injury, it’s in your best interest to seek legal assistance from a law firm you can trust. At Power Rogers, we have successfully represented countless clients, and through our efforts have secured more than $5 billion in verdicts and settlements. Our Chicago birth injury lawyers will help you navigate the legal process and ensure that you know what your options are every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you in your time of need.

Causes And Symptoms Of Infant Torticollis

Infant torticollis can be caused by a number of issues, including:

The symptoms of this birth injury can vary in severity, and not all children who suffer from infant torticollis have every symptom. Some of the most common symptoms include:

  • Awkward chin position
  • Neck muscle swelling
  • Neck muscle stiffness
  • One shoulder higher than the other
  • Neck pain
  • Head tremors
  • Headaches
  • Constantly turning/tilting their head in one direction

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At Power Rogers, our Chicago birth injury attorneys understand just how devastating a serious birth injury can be to a young child and their family and will work with you to ensure that you secure the maximum compensation possible. Call us at (312) 313-0202 to talk with an attorney over the phone today and discuss your legal options.

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Common Birth Injury Questions

  • What is a birth injury?

    A: The term “birth injury” refers to trauma suffered by a mother or her child during labor and delivery. Sadly, “birth injury” typically refers to an injury sustained by the child and can include physical injuries such as broken bones or injuries caused by misdiagnosis of oxygen deprivation, etc.

  • Who is Responsible for a Child’s Birth Defects?

    A: Liability for any personal injury can be complicated, and birth injuries are no exception. If you suspect that your child’s injury or medical complications are the result of a negligent doctor or hospital, speak with an attorney immediately.

  • Was My Child’s Injury Preventable?

    A: Any injury caused by the carelessness or neglect of a medical professional is preventable. When a doctor fails to diagnose maternal or fetal distress, for example, the resulting birth injury is almost always preventable.