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    Attorney Nathan Hughey is rated AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. Mr. Hughey’s peers rank him at the highest level of professional excellence.
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    Attorney Nathan Hughey has been awarded the Martinedale-Hubble* Client Distinction Award, which is given to less than 4% of the 900,000+ attorneys listed on and
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    Attorney Nathan Hughey has been selected by Top Rated Lawyers as a top attorney in the area of Transportation Law.
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    Attorney Nathan Hughey has been awarded recognition as a National Trial Lawyers Association Top 100 Trial Lawyer.
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    Attorney Nathan Hughey has been awarded membership to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, based on the recoveries he has obtained for clients which exceed
    $1 Million each.

Birth Injury

US Birth Injury Statistics

In the U.S., six to eight of every 1,000 deliveries result in a birth injury. This means that approximately 1 in 9,714 people are are born with a birth injury annually. This equates to approximately three per hour. According to the National Healthcare Quality Report (AHRQ), birth injuries occur slightly more often during deliveries of male infants than female infants. Private for-profit hospitals and public hospitals do slightly better than do private non-profit facilities.[1]

The 10 most common birth injuries include:

Our Birth Injury Experience

While in many instances these injuries are mild and result in no long-lasting negative health effects, more often than is acceptable, they can lead to long-term or life-long disability or even more tragic outcomes. Managing partner, Nathan Hughey, and the team at Hughey Law Firm have helped numerous families get the justice they deserved when a birth injury was the result of medical malpractice or negligence. We have a team of respected medical experts ready to help wade through the complexities of these often tragic cases. Our staff has extensive experience and a proven track record of establishing liability in medical malpractice and negligence cases. We can help ensure that your child's long term care needs are met.

Infant Wrongful Death

While difficult to talk about, oftentimes medical mistakes lead to the most tragic of outcomes during delivery. While no amount of money can replace a life not realized, those responsible need to be held accountable. With capable legal representation, many of these individuals and institutions can be. We will work tirelessly to help you in this most trying of times with sensitivity, compassion, and caring.

How Do I Know if I Have a Claim?

Call us at 843-881-8644 or 1-877-881-8644, toll-free or Contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation to help you determine if you have a claim and how best to proceed. We do not charge attorney fees or costs unless we help you recover money for your claim. A birth injury lawyer from our team at Hughey Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina, is ready to help you with your case.

*Fees calculated before expenses.

[1] Birth Injury Guide

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Areas of Law We Practice


Auto Accidents

If you have been injured in an auto accident, give Hughey Injury Lawyers a call today and find out what your claim is worth and how to fight for compensation.

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Personal Injury

Do not let a personal injury fall by the wayside due to improper representation. Our lawyers will fight for fair compensation so you can move on with your life.

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Workers' Compensation

Being injured at work can seriously affect you and your family. If this has happened to you, let Hughey Injury Lawyers fight for workers compensation today.

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Maritime Law

Please do not let an injury at port or seas take the legs out from underneath you. Our firm handles all areas of admiralty law and protection for seamen.

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Nursing Home Injuries

Hughey Injury Lawyers fights for the elderly who have been injured or mistreated in our state's nursing homes. Protect our elder and do what is right.

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Medical Malpractice

Doctors and physicians are not always right. If you have been injured due to the malpractice of a physician, call Hughey Injury Lawyers today.

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Civil and Business Litigation

If you own a business, you understand the importance of handling disputes in a timely and professional manner. Protect yourself and your business.

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Contact Hughey Law Firm

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