Some telling statistics on birth defects:
8 million babies are born with birth defects each year. That is 6% of all births.
1 in 33 babies are born with a birth defect.
Birth defects are the leading cause of death in the first year of life.
A baby with a birth defect is born every 4.5 minutes.
We understand the pain that families face when coping with permanent, life-altering birth injuries and the frustration of knowing they did not have to happen. The emotional, financial, and physical strain of birth defects impacts everyone in that family for their whole life. If you believe your child was born with a birth defect caused by exposure to a toxic chemical, the birth defect attorneys at Thornton Law Firm offer free, completely confidential consultations. You can call our toll free number 888-491-9726 or tell us your story via email. All legal claims have short time limits so do not delay seeking legal advice if you believe you have a claim.