Your Lawyers For Jaundice And Kernicterus Help
Kernicterus, a neurological disorder caused by high levels of bilirubin, is a serious condition that should never happen in the modern world. The signs of this disorder are easily recognizable and treatment is readily available. If your child has kernicterus, you are most likely entitled to financial compensation for medical malpractice on the part of your doctor.
Contact us. At McKeen & Associates, P.C., we understand that our catastrophic birth injury clients have been through a tough tragedy in their lives. We will listen to your story and handle your case with compassion and care, but we will also fight aggressively for the compensation you need to move on with your life. Our attorneys will fight for justice; we will fight for you.
Michigan Severe Jaundice Lawyer
We have been standing beside kernicterus victims for more than 30 years. In that time, we have established an impressive track record of success, with numerous million-dollar and multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients. The stakes are too high to trust this type of litigation to less experienced counsel. We’ve been doing this a long time; you can trust us.
Kernicterus is caused by high levels of bilirubin, a perfectly natural byproduct of the normal functioning of the body’s red blood cells. When bilirubin levels get too high, the baby will unfailingly show signs of jaundice, a yellowing of the skin. Jaundice needs to be closely followed and treated properly. If it is not, it can cause brain damage, called kernicterus.
The signs are obvious. The treatment is simple. Any competent doctor should be looking for these signs and properly handle them when they arise. If your doctor did not recognize the signs of jaundice and react properly, we can help you obtain compensation for your doctor’s negligence and the tragic damage that it caused.