Birth Injuries

Birth Injury Attorneys in New York City

Compassionate Representation for Defenseless Infants

As the birth injury attorneys of the New York City law firm of Proner & Proner have witnessed all too many times, birth injuries not only compromise the life and health of innocent children but also create emotional, psychological, and financial turmoil for the affected families. Tragically, many birth injuries could have been avoided. Delivery room personnel are generally able to identify and respond to potential complications in the birth process in a timely manner. However, when instances of medical malpractice involving obstetrical errors do occur, the results are too often devastating.

The birth injury attorneys of Proner & Proner have represented victims throughout New York, including Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Queens, against negligent obstetricians, physicians, nurses, and other providers of obstetric care. Contact our personal injury law firm today if you are searching for serious, aggressive legal representation on behalf of your needlessly injured child.

Types of Birth Injury Cases Handled by Our Attorneys

The personal injury law firm of Proner & Proner has access to resources that many personal injury attorneys do not. Our experienced personal injury lawyers work with reputable medical experts with backgrounds in obstetrics and gynecology and neo-natal care to build the strongest birth injury cases possible on behalf of our clients. Our birth injury attorneys in Manhattan, New York can handle any birth injury case, no matter how complex, including those involving:

Our legal team, headed by renowned lawyers Mitchell Proner and A. Stanley Proner, treat their clients with respect and compassion while fearlessly and steadfastly pursuing the compensation they deserve for their unnecessary suffering.

Damages in Birth Injury Cases

Birth injury cases are especially complex in that they involve losses and expenses that can extend well into the future, sometimes throughout the entire lifetime of a child. Our attorneys are experts in identifying liability in personal injury cases, and aggressively pursuing the full range of damages to which our clients are entitled. They will pinpoint not only the current losses and expenses associated with your child’s injury, but also the future losses and expenses, including future medical and rehabilitation costs.

Contact Our Birth Injury Attorneys

If your child has suffered a birth injury due to the negligence of a medical professional, please accept our sincere condolences and contact our birth injury attorneys in New York City today.


Last year we recovered over $15 million for our clients. With that money, our clients are able to pay their medical bills. They are getting their lives back on track after serious injuries and they are holding to account the people who wrongfully injured them.


$1,100,000.00 - Female, 35: Motorcyclist hit by oncoming traffic

Our client was riding on the back of a motorcycle going south when the defendant heading north made a left hand turn in front of the client, causing the accident.
Injuries: Fractured left leg which required surgery

We understand motorcyclists because we ride


$5,100,000.00 - Female, 43: Cyclist hit by truck

Our client was riding her bicycle when a truck was turning and came up onto the sidewalk. Our client went to back up and the truck struck her.
Injuries: Catastrophic injuries to entire right side of body below the waist resulting in amputation of the right leg and hind quarter; bladder rupture; multiple rib and spinal fractures.

$3,500,000.00 - Female, 33: Serious personal injury

Our client fell down the stairs and was knocked unconscious at a New York City
subway station.
Injuries: Fractured skull, subsequent seizure disorder.

$4,300,000.00 - Male, 63: Pedestrian hit by bus

Our client was crossing a street when a bus hit a car and the car spun and hit him.
Injuries: Traumatic brain injury; fractured shoulder.

$750,000.00 - Male, 35: Workers' compensation

Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery.