The birth of a child should be one of the greatest moments of someone’s life. Mistakes made during delivery that result in a lifetime of physical and/or mental disability can turn this joyous occasion into a traumatic event. While birth injuries are not always avoidable, they are sometimes caused by error or medical negligence. A birth injury lawyer can help you receive the compensation needed to pay for a lifetime of expensive medical treatment, and to replace income that was given up to provide care for your child.
Common Birth Injuries:
Common Errors Leading to Birth Injury:
- Failure to monitor fetal heart rate
- Misuse of oxytocin
- Improper use of forceps
- Delay in performing caesarian section
- Failure to assess
- Fetal distress
- Leaving baby without oxygen
It is important for parents whose child suffered from a birth injury to contact a personal injury or wrongful death lawyer immediately. While all humans are prone to mistakes, those made by medical professionals often come with severe consequences. Like all medical malpractice lawsuits, error and negligence leading to birth injury can be difficult to determine. Our team works closely with medical professionals to help you receive the compensation you deserve.
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