During the entire pregnancy, a soon-to-be-mother is excited about the prospect
of holding her baby. This is one of the most exciting times in any parent’s
life and it should be filled with joy and happiness. Unfortunately, there
are times when negligence pays a factor and the obstetrician may cause
the mother or baby to experience a birth injury. This takes the most joyous
time, and turns it into something that is very difficult to endure. Continue reading How to Emotionally Cope If Your Child Has a Birth Injury
Most mothers hope that the birth of their child will go smoothly and naturally.
Unfortunately, there are numerous times where situations occur and doctors
opt to change the method of delivery, performing an emergency cesarean
section. This is when the doctor delivers the baby through an incision
in the abdominal wall and uterus. There are a number of reasons the doctor
may prefer this method of delivery, including the following. Continue reading When Is It Necessary to Perform a C-Section?
Birth injuries are serious matters, particularly when they lead to conditions that result in permanent disabilities that require lifelong treatment and care, such as cerebral palsy. Not all birth injuries can be attributed to medical malpractice, but if you believe a physician, nurse, or other medical professional made a careless mistake in the care or delivery of your newborn, you might have a viable birth injury lawsuit that you should pursue. Victims of such egregious mistakes often impact not only the child, but the family, causing a ripple effect of consequences for which you can hold all responsible parties liable. Continue reading How Do You Know If You’re Eligible to File a Birth Injury Lawsuit?
Medical mistakes are, unfortunately, very common, particularly in hospitals.
However, it is surprisingly rare when a patient knows that a mistake has
been made. Diagnosis errors alone account for about 160,000 deaths a year
but only 15,000 to 19,000 medical malpractice lawsuits are filed in this
country every year.
A pregnancy is supposed to be the happiest time in a couple’s lives.
They’re set to become parents and move forward into the next chapter
of their lives. Unfortunately, there are times when the mother and baby
are both at risk of potentially serious problems. It is important to understand
what complications can arise and cause serious issues during the labor
and delivery, as well as create long-term problems for the mother or baby. Continue reading What Complications Can Occur During Pregnancy?
It is an unfortunate situation, but there are times when serious injuries
occur. When they occur to babies, it can lead to a lifetime of financial,
physical, and emotional hardship. If you have experienced any kind of
medical negligence that has led to a birth injury, you must understand
that there are specific rights and options that you may have. For this
reason, it’s important to find an experienced Houston birth injury
attorney who can help you. Continue reading Find Experienced Lawyers In a Houston Birth Injury Case