While almost all childbirth injuries are irreversible, most of them are preventable. Unfortunately, as much as we would like to believe that we entrust the care of our children in very competent hands, childbirth injuries do happen, and they are more common than you think.
In the vast majority of these cases, childbirth injuries are caused due to medical negligence and careless mistakes made by obstetricians, gynecologist, doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals responsible for monitoring pregnancy, labor and delivery.
“What many people in Pennsylvania do not realize is that they might be able to sue a negligent healthcare provider to recover damages,” says our Philadelphia childbirth injury attorney at The Weitz Firm, LLC.
Sure, in most medical malpractice cases involving childbirth injury, no money in the world can fix the negligent and unforgivable mistakes made by obstetricians, gynecologist, and other doctors. But by suing the negligent medical professional, you can relieve the financial burden that has been put on your family, and recover damages for past, present, and future medical expenses, not to mention seeking compensation for pain and suffering, emotional distress, and mental anguish.
Many childbirth injuries are attributed to such types of medical malpractice as:
You may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit and sue the negligent healthcare provider for causing any of the following childbirth injuries:
This is a non-exhaustive list of preventable yet life-threatening and devastating childbirth injuries that should never go ignored and unpunished when caused by negligent, reckless or careless obstetricians, gynecologist, doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals.
As you can imagine, suing a doctor for a childbirth injury may feel like an uphill battle, as this type of medical malpractice cases is usually extremely difficult and complex. That’s why you need a Philadelphia childbirth injury lawyer by your side to obtain medical expert witness testimony, investigate your case, evaluate the damages, file a lawsuit, negotiate a fair settlement, and seek the maximum compensation. Contact The Weitz Firm, LLC, for a free case evaluation today – call our offices at 267-587-6240.