Childbirth Related Injuries That Could Mean You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Nothing is worse than suffering due to the mistake made by a healthcare worker. No one is above the law when it comes to the health and well being of innocent people and if you have suffered due to the negligence of a healthcare professional, call our medical malpractice lawyers at the Lake of the Ozarks today to schedule your free consultation at 417-532-2191. Deputy and Mizell has successfully represented clients with a variety of claims including, but not limited to:

Surgical errors
Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
Childbirth injuries, including cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy
Prescription medication errors
Anesthesia errors
Failure to diagnose a serious medical condition

Today, we are going to give you a few examples of childbirth related injuries that could mean you have a strong medical malpractice case. If you have suffered through one of these injuries, don’t forget to give Deputy and Mizell a call today.

Childbirth Related Injuries That Could Mean You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

Injuries Inflicted on the Mother

An example of an injuries inflicted on the mother due to the negligence of a healthcare worker is failing to prevent hemorrhaging. Other examples can include:

  • Failing to diagnose infections such as chicken pox
  • Failing to control vaginal tearing
  • Failing to diagnose gestational diabetes

Injuries Inflicted on the Baby

Examples of injuries inflicted on the baby can include:

  • Failing to diagnose birth defects
  • Failing to diagnose ectopic pregnancies
  • Poorly using forceps
  • Not responding to fetal distress
  • Not anticipating complications like a tangled umbilical cord

Wrongful Pregnancy Claims

Wrongful pregnancy occurs when steps were taken to avoid pregnancy such as an abortion or sterilization, but the woman still got remained pregnant due the negligence of a doctor. Parents can sue for medical bills and having to miss work in cases like this.

Wrongful Birth Claims

Wrongful birth occurs when a doctor fails to inform parents that their baby has a birth defect ahead of time. If the parents would have known, they may have ended the pregnancy.

Source: https://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/birth-related-medical-malpractice-30150.html

Medical Malpractice Lawyers at the Lake of the Ozarks

These cases can be extremely complex, and it is critical that you have strong legal representation from an experienced medical malpractice attorney in Missouri. At the law firm of Deputy & Mizell, L.L.C., we represent clients throughout the Lake of the Ozarks region in a broad range of medical negligence cases. We have successfully pursued claims against doctors, nurses, surgeons, chiropractors, dentists, pharmacists and others on behalf of our clients. We are not afraid to take fight for your rights. We rely on our medical professionals to make accurate diagnoses of our ailments and to take the appropriate steps to correct them. When they fail to do so, it can leave patients vulnerable to unnecessary and avoidable health risks. If you find yourself in an unfortunate situation like this, call Deputy and Mizell today for your free consultation today.

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