HIE Lawyer

in Wilkes-Barre, PA

In need of a compassionate HIE Lawyer? We can help!

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a type of birth injury caused by a disruption of blood flow to a baby’s brain, depriving it of oxygen. Tragically, this type of birth injury causes permanent brain damage. HIE is one of the leading causes of cerebral palsy and infant fatalities in the U.S. If your child has suffered a birth injury as the result of medical negligence, a Distasio Kowalski HIE lawyer can help you pursue the highest level of compensation. An experienced HIE lawyer can help you hold negligent medical professionals accountable for their actions.

Possible Causes of HIE

  • Birth trauma or full-term injuries
  • Fetal distress
  • Prolonged labor
  • C-section errors or delays
  • Fetal monitoring errors or neglect
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Placental complications
  • Umbilical cord issues
  • Abnormal fetal position
  • CPD
  • Fetal stroke
  • Birth asphyxia
  • Infections
  • Trauma caused by forceps or vacuum extractor
  • Labor & delivery errors

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Main Practice Areas


Personal Injury

Injured? We have the skills and resources you need to build a strong personal injury case.  


Medical Malpractice

Distasio & Kowalski has an exceptional record of success in fighting negligent doctors and hospitals in Pennsylvania.


Birth Injury

We understand your suffering and are here to legal representation if your baby is the victim of a tragic birth injury. 


Medical Misdiagnosis

Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis can result in devastating injuries. Reach out to our firm for help. 


Auto Accidents

Our attorneys are here to guide you through the process of fighting for justice after a serious car accident. 


Truck Accidents

Our injury attorneys are experts at analyzing the evidence to determine cause and strengthen your truck accident case. 


Industrial Accidents

If you were seriously injured in a construction or industrial accident, our firm will fight aggressively for you. 


Wrongful Death

We are injury attorneys dedicated to fighting for the rights and recoveries of families who have lost loved ones.