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We Handle Shaken Baby Abuse Cases.

We Are Lawyers For Shaken Baby Cases.

Shaken Baby Syndrome is a very severe form of child abuse. Shaken Baby Syndrome occurs when a baby is shaken violently or slammed against a hard object or surface. These actions are especially dangerous for babies because their neck muscles are too weak to support the weight of their heads. A baby has very fragile and immature blood vessels that connect the brain to the skull. When a baby is forcefully shaken, their brain pitches back and forth inside the skull. This movement inside the skull can cause the rupturing of blood vessels and nerves throughout the brain and the tearing of brain tissue.

The delicate structure of a baby's brain may suffer great injury and trauma with this type of shaking injury. The experienced attorneys at Harnick and Harnick are familiar with these types of abusive incidents and the effect they have on the child and their family. The statistics associated with Shaken Baby Syndrome are horrifying. Approximately one in four shaken babies die and the surviving babies have numerous medical problems. A baby with Shaken Baby Syndrome may suffer from any of the following conditions:

  • Blindness
  • Mental retardation
  • Deafness
  • Brain damage
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Dislocated bones
  • Learning and developmental disabilities
  • Paralysis
  • Seizure disorder

The possible injuries from Shaken Baby Syndrome are serious ones and may require medical and rehabilitative care for the remainder of the baby's life. The New York law firm of Harnick and Harnick works with the families of injured babies to recover the compensation they deserve. Our Shaken Baby Syndrome attorneys will seek compensation from the individuals responsible for these injuries. As a parent or guardian of a shaken baby you may be able to recover the following expenses:

  • Medical expenses
  • Future medical costs
  • Rehabilitative services
  • Lost wages for the parent or guardian caring for the injured baby

The Shaken Baby Syndrome attorneys at Harnick and Harnick understand the obstacles that lay ahead for the families and babies that suffer from these serious injuries. If you are the parent or guardian of a shaken baby, please contact the law firm of Harnick and Harnick. Our compassionate attorneys will guide you through the legal process of getting you the fair compensation you deserve.

All cases are handled on a contingency basis. Our clients only pay a fee if we are successful in obtaining compensation in their Shaken Baby Syndrome case.

Case expenses are advanced by Harnick and Harnick and are reimbursed by the client at the conclusion of the case.

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Contact Harnick and Harnick to discuss your Shaken Baby Syndrome case with an experienced Shaken Baby Syndrome attorney.