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Birth injuries

Supporting families during tragedy

The birth of a baby is supposed to be a time of great joy and celebration. The trauma of an injury to a newborn or the mother is devastating to a family. We are one of the Northwest’s premier firms in investigating birth injuries caused by negligence and obtaining record results.

Birth injury cases can be extremely complicated and difficult, making it important to select an attorney with the experience to advocate successfully for your baby and family. We are here to help you review the facts and evaluate the best course of action.

Results in birth injuries

$29 million

Amniocentesis leads to placental abruption and birth injury.

$20 million

Unduly prolonged second stage of labor causes brain damage.

$13 million

Failure of midwife to transfer to hospital in timely manner leads to brain injury.

The 10 attorneys and partners of Luvera Law Firm

Our attorneys

Our attorneys handle a broad variety of cases, including severe injury and wrongful death caused by vehicle accidents of all types, medical malpractice, product defects, construction site accidents and corporate wrongdoing, as well as damages caused by insurance misconduct.

Insurance misconduct

Holding Nationwide accountable for egregious bad faith

In a win for insurance consumers, a Spokane County judge and jury leveled more than $103 million in judgments against Nationwide Insurance, holding the insurance company accountable for egregious misconduct...
Nationwide headquarters: a gray concrete building against blue sky, with the blue N and white bird Nationwide logo.

Construction injuries

Crane collapse: Standing up for safety and accountability

In March 2022, a King County jury returned a $150 million verdict that included two families who lost loved ones in the deadly 2019 crane collapse in Seattle’s South Lake...
A large yellow rooftop crane over a city skyline

Railroad injuries

Pursuing justice for victims of the 2017 Amtrak derailment

In December 2017, an Amtrak train plunged off a railroad overpass onto Interstate 5, killing three people and injuring dozens more. The train was on its first paid passenger run...
An Amtrak train in the station.

Medical malpractice

Medical errors during birth lead to baby’s brain damage

Luvera Law Firm represented a Port Townsend family whose baby suffered a permanent brain injury when she slowly suffocated during labor and delivery at Jefferson Healthcare Medical Center. In December...
A cardiac monitor in a hospital room