Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Cases
Issues can arise during labor and delivery. It is your doctor’s responsibility to minimize risks to help ensure a safe birth. When a medical professional’s negligence causes harm, it can affect the family and the newborn their entire lives.
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Birth Injury Claims
Serving children and their families in Birth Injury cases in Maryland
Having a baby should be a joyous occasion, but if you, your baby, or both have been injured due to complications and errors during pregnancy or delivery, joy turns to stress and anguish—physically, mentally, and emotionally.
The Medical Dictionary defines “birth injury” as impairment of body function or structure due to adverse influences to which the victim has been subjected to at birth. Birth injuries due to medical malpractice can include:
- Brain damage
- Cerebral Palsy
- Facial or Other Paralysis
- Hypoxia (lack of oxygen)
- Shoulder dystocia
- Vision loss / blindness
- Nerve injuries
- Injuries to the mother
- Bone fractures of the skull, clavicle, femur, humerous
- Preventable birth defect cases
- Failure or delay in performing C-section delivery
- Misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose
Injury to you or your baby because of a medical professional’s failure to identify symptoms of cerebral palsy may be a form of medical malpractice. To discuss your case with a Maryland Birth Injury attorney, contact us online or call 443-600-5540 for a NO-COST consultation.
MEDICAL MALPRACTICE RESOURCES:
Johns Hopkins Study Shows Medical Error A Leading Cause Of Death
Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional provides a treatment that deviates from accepted standards of medical care, thereby causing injury to a patient.