A 19-year-old father from Missouri was arrested after his infant was found with bleeding of the brain and other injuries caused by shaken baby syndrome (also called abusive head trauma), according to the NWA online website. The 5-week-old boy was hospitalized Saturday at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield and was reported to be in critical condition after his mother observed that he was experiencing difficulty breathing and took him to Mercy Medical Center.
According to the article, father Zachary Campbell told police that he was stressed from lack of sleep caused by the infant's crying. He reportedly told investigators that he shook his son because the baby was crying.
As an advocate for injured and abused children, Chris Keane hopes for the full and fast recovery of this infant. If you believe that your baby has been shaken and may be suffering from abusive head trauma, feel free to contact child injury lawyer Chris Keane with any questions you may have. The Keane Law Firm will provide you with free information and will help you acquire the resources your child needs to reach maximum recovery. Contact Chris Keane online or call 1-888-592-KIDS.
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