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The terms hypoxia and anoxia both refer to oxygen deficiency, a condition that can have disastrous effects for an infant during labor and delivery. Hypoxia may be specifically defined as a lower-than-normal level of oxygen in the blood, while anoxia is defined as a complete lack or absence of oxygen. Hypoxia and anoxia can lead to brain damage, which can affect a child’s life in every way possible. Extreme cases of oxygen deficiency can lead to death.

The Lancione Law Firm has extensive experience dealing with birth injury claims related to anoxia and hypoxia. If your child experienced a lack of oxygen during birth, it is important to consider what caused this. If malpractice was involved, the at-fault doctor, nurse, or facility may be held accountable – and this means that your child’s lifelong care should be provided for.

The first step is a free consultation with Ohio birth injury lawyer John A. Lancione. He can answer your questions and help you understand what to expect. Call (440) 220-4439 to get started.

Consequences of Hypoxia & Anoxia

Hypoxia and anoxia can have immediate and long-term consequences, the true nature and extent of which are nearly impossible to determine. The impact that oxygen deprivation may have on an infant will vary greatly dramatically depending on the duration and the degree of brain damage. There is also much that the medical community has to learn about the brain and its ability to heal. However, there are certain conditions that have been linked to oxygen deprivation.

If it occurs before, during, or after childbirth, anoxia and hypoxia may cause:

When you come to our Ohio birth injury firm, we will work closely with you and will carefully review all medical records, as well as prognoses by specialists, to determine how your child may be affected. This is essential if we are to recover a fair settlement or award to provide your child with the best care.

Call The Lancione Law Firm at (440) 220-4439 today to schedule your free case review.

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  • Over $350 Million Awarded

    The Lancione Law Firm has won numerous significant financial awards and settlements, including one of Ohio’s largest medical malpractice verdicts and several other record jury verdicts, on behalf of our clients.

  • Best Lawyers - Lancione Law Firm 2018

    Our firm is recognized by Best Lawyers®, a peer-reviewed rating system that uses nominations and reviews from top attorneys in a specific practice and a specific geographical area. These quality reviews form the basis of our firm’s recognition.

  • Birth Trauma Litigation Group - Dan Cullan Memorial Award 2017

    The prestigious Dan Cullen Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award, from the American Association for Justice, was awarded to Attorney John A. Lancione in 2017 for his dedication to advocating on behalf of infants and children who were seriously injured due to medical malpractice.

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  • The 10 Best 2018 Attorney for Client Satisfaction by American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys

    The American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys recognizes the highest degree of professional achievement and rewards extraordinary client satisfaction ratings. The American Institute’s 10 Best demonstrates legal service that prioritizes the client’s satisfaction.

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