The fear of obstetrical care malpractice can often create an uneasy
feeling in an expectant mother's mind. More often than not, having a
baby is a time of great anticipation, high hopes, and joy for the
parents and their families. It also represents a period during which
many women, in the course of their prenatal care, experience their
first long-term contact with a physician, midwife, or nurse
practitioner. Because pregnancy is a normal physiological process,
most women progress through their prenatal course with expectations
that everything will be absolutely normal, and that the infant will
be healthy. When these expectations are not met, and the baby or
mother is injured, joy turns to despair and grief. Plaintiffs seek
explanations of how, when and why it happened and who was
responsible. If they cannot get reasonable answers from their
healthcare providers, the plaintiffs may turn to the legal system
for relief. The costs associated with caring for an injured infant
or mother can be enormous. The death or persistent coma of a
previously healthy woman can have a profound impact on the family.
This factor alone can induce plaintiffs to consider legal action
against the healthcare providers. There are many prenatal and
perinatal factors that lead to cerebral palsy and other types of
birth injuries. The obstetrical case must be carefully evaluated by
both plaintiff and defense counsel.
If you or a loved one believe you may have been injured by your
healthcare system, contact us today. We are specialized in handling
medical malpractice suits and can quickly determine if you should
pursue your case.
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