Helping the Injured in Tennessee Since 1977
Birth Injury There's No Substitute for Experience 

Nashville Birth Injury Lawyer

Fighting Obstetric Malpractice & Delivery Room Errors

The birth of a child should be one of the happiest moments in any parent's life. When something goes wrong because a doctor or nurse is negligent, this beautiful moment can turn into a nightmare. If your child suffered a serious birth injury or died as a result of medical malpractice, call Kinnard Law. We are here to provide the dedicated support and representation you need during this trying time.

Our Nashville birth injury lawyers bring experience, empathy, and skill to every case we take on. We understand the extraordinary tragedy your family has suffered and can fight for the justice you deserve. Allow our team to pursue the maximum compensation you need to recover from this tragedy.

While we know that no amount of monetary payment can compensate for the life of a child, we are here to help make sure such an incident doesn’t happen again. Call us at (615) 933-2893.

What is a Birth Injury?

Birth injury describes an injury an infant sustains during labor or delivery. In the context of our practice, birth injury cases involve some sort of negligence on behalf of the doctor, hospital, or other healthcare professional. When an attorney can prove that there was an established doctor-patient relationship, the doctor breached his or her duty of care, and that breach proximately caused the injury, we can potentially secure financial compensation on behalf of the victim.

Birth Injury Compensation

Infants that sustain birth injuries, such as hypoxic brain injury or brachial plexus injuries, often develop permanent disabilities or disfigurement. For example, lack of oxygen to the brain can cause brain damage that results in cerebral palsy. Individuals with cerebral palsy will have a lifetime of medical expenses that a birth injury claim award could pay for. If your son or daughter was injured during labor or delivery, seeking a birth injury claim is like pursuing the money you will need to provide care for the rest of their life.

Standing Up for Victims of Birth Injuries

If your child suffered injuries during the pregnancy, delivery, or post-partum period as a result of a doctor or medical professional's negligence, those responsible should be held accountable for their actions. A birth injury due to negligence or malpractice can have life-altering consequences.

We handle cases involving the following types of birth injuries:

These injuries can have any of a number of causes, like improper use of vacuum extraction equipment or forceps, the failure to properly monitor fetal heartbeat, umbilical cord compression, errors during cesarean delivery, and other various forms of medical negligence.

Our Nashville birth injury lawyers are also prepared to handle wrongful death lawsuits for parents whose son or daughter died due to an injury sustained during labor or delivery. We have a thorough understanding of how medical malpractice and wrongful death laws overlap and can help you craft a compelling claim.

Pursue the Compensation Your Child Deserves. Call Us Now!

In order to seek compensation for a birth injury or postpartum mistreatment due to medical malpractice or negligence, it is vital that you contact a firm with experience in these cases. Kinnard Law has access to medical experts who can properly evaluate the merits of your claim. Our accomplished nurses and team of independent diagnosticians and physicians can also assess the cause and long-term prognosis of a serious birth injury. This comprehensive legal counsel, support, and representation cannot be found at any other firm in the Nashville area.

Ready to talk with our birth injury attorneys about your case? We are ready to listen. Call us at (615) 933-2893.

Client Testimonials

Helping the Injured Obtain Justice
  • Integrity, above and beyond

    “From a choice in the Yellow Pages to Success. This Law Firm has proven itself as absolutely professional, goal oriented, kind and compassionate in the past several years during my case. Mutual trust ...”

    - H.W.
  • In the hardest two years of my life, you provided the utmost trust, comfort, and support.

    “Thank you Randy, Jennifer, and Cynthia so much for not only helping me get through what has been the hardest time of my life, but for always providing grace, trust, and a sense of comfort for what ...”

    - T.H.
  • We are very grateful.

    “Our case was not easy. Many law firms would not be willing to get involved with a case this complicated and time-consuming. What Kinnard Law achieved on account of conquering numerous hurdles was ...”

    - E.I.
  • Great staff.

    “I had the pleasure of working with a few different Kinnard Law lawyers after a personal injury. The process in its entirety took a couple years - which is longer than I anticipated, but also news to ...”

    - J.
  • 100% Best Lawyers Around

    “You have all been so kind and loving to our family! We appreciate all the hard work and dedication you all put in for our case.”

    - J.S.

Awards & Accolades

Highly Respected in the Legal Community
  • The Inner Circle of Advocates
    The Inner Circle of Advocates

    Randall Kinnard is a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a prestigious invite-only group comprised of the top 100 plaintiffs’ trial lawyers in the United States.

  • Best Lawyers
    Best Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard (since 1993),
    Mary Ellen Morris (since 2017),
    and Jennifer Eberle (since 2022)
    have all been recognized for their legal skill and achievements.

  • Best Law Firms
    Best Law Firms

    The firm has received the prestigious “Best Law Firms” rating in the practice areas of Medical Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Litigation and Health Care Litigation.

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates

    Attorney Randall Kinnard is a member of ABOTA, a nationwide organization of lawyers who care passionately about the trial system in the United States.

  • American College of Trial Lawyers
    American College of Trial Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard is an inducted member of the ACTL, one of North America’s premier trial organizations comprised of less than 1% of all lawyers in each state.

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
    International Academy of Trial Lawyers

    Randall Kinnard is a member of the invitation-only International Academy of Trial Lawyers, which is limited to 500 trial lawyers in the United States.

  • Litigation Counsel of America
    Litigation Counsel of America

    Randall Kinnard is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invite-only honorary society comprised of less than .5% of all U.S. lawyers.

  • Randall Kinnard - Product Liability
    Randall Kinnard - Product Liability

    Attorney Randall Kinnard was named the 2019 Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs ‘Lawyer of the Year’ in Nashville, TN.

  • Super Laywers
    Super Laywers

    Randall Kinnard has been voted to TN Super Lawyers®. This organization recognizes the top 5% of attorneys in their practice area.

  • AV Preeminent Rating
    AV Preeminent Rating

    Randall Kinnard and Mary Ellen Morris have received the highest rating for legal excellence by Martindale-Hubbell.

  • 40 Under 40
    40 Under 40

    Our attorneys have been voted by their peers to the "Top 40 under 40" Trial Lawyers list, as awarded by The National Trial Lawyers organization.

  • Best 150 Lawyers
    Best 150 Lawyers

    Our firm’s trial attorneys have been recognized among the state’s leading legal minds, and named by Business TN Magazine to its coveted “150 Best Lawyers in Tennessee” list.

  • Best of the Bar 2023
    Best of the Bar 2023

    Our attorneys have been named as 2023 “Best of the Bar” by Nashville Business Journal.


Why Choose Kinnard Law

  • Dedication to Our Clients

    We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.

  • Proven Success

    We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.

  • Trusted Experience

    Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.

Get in Touch Today

Request a Free Consultation

To schedule a detailed consultation with one of our Nashville personal injury lawyers about medical malpractice, a catastrophic accident, or wrongful death, contact our office today. Let us put our team of respected legal professionals, independent investigators, and medical experts to work on your case immediately.

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