A Winning Medical Malpractice Litigation Team Focusing On Birth Injuries
If your child has suffered catastrophic injuries because of a mistake on the part of your doctor, your life will never be the same. If your child died as a result of medical malpractice, you will need to find a way to recover from the emotional devastation you are experiencing. If your child survived, you will have increased medical expenses to accommodate your child’s illnesses and disabilities. The situation is especially tragic if it could have been avoided by simple competent medical care.
Our Detroit high bilirubin attorneys have the experience and skill to help you achieve justice and obtain the maximum financial award possible in your case. At McKeen & Associates, P.C., we know that we cannot go back and turn around this tragedy for you, but we can fight for the compensation you need to live as normal a life as possible. We take on clients nationwide, including Michigan and Illinois.
Michigan Birth Injury Lawyer
In our more than 25 years as a law firm, we have emerged as a premier medical malpractice litigation firm. Detroit news has called Brian McKeen, our founding attorney, “Michigan’s most winning medical malpractice lawyer.” We have won numerous million-dollar and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements.
The Dangers Of High Bilirubin
Bilirubin is a byproduct released by the body’s red blood cells during their normal processing. When the amount of bilirubin, often called hematoidin, is too high, it results in jaundice, a yellowing of the skin. When this occurs during pregnancy, it could be a sign of liver damage or pre-eclampsia. If not treated quickly, jaundice could lead to:
High bilirubin is detectable in almost every case by observing signs of jaundice and treating the child properly. It is a common occurrence for which every doctor should be prepared. If your child has suffered a serious illness because your doctor failed to recognize or treat jaundice, you deserve to be compensated. This is a tragedy that should have been prevented.