Birth Injury Lawyer in Fort Lauderdale

Injuries Caused to Mothers & Children Due to Medical Malpractice

Complications before, during, and after childbirth can lead to serious and lasting personal injury. It is a doctor's responsibility to ensure to the best of their ability that their patients and unborn child do not suffer unnecessary harm. When a doctor, nurse, or surgeon is negligent, the damages that result can be very severe. Mothers and children alike can be seriously injured or even suffer wrongful death due to medical malpractice during checkups, when prescribing medication, during the birthing process, and during Caesarean sections.

Types of Birth Injuries

Most birth injuries for children take the form of physical impairment, disability, paralysis or serious brain damage. These injuries include, but are not limited to:

  • Brachial plexus / Erb's palsy
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Cranial trauma
  • Broken bones
  • Dislocation injuries
  • Hemorrhaging

Mothers can also suffer from serious and often life-threatening birth injuries including, but not limited to:

  • Forceps injuries
  • Improper due date estimation
  • Improper monitoring of the fetus
  • Prescription errors / failure to inform patient of dangers to pregnant mothers
  • Failure to monitor low oxygen levels during birth
  • Rh incompatibility mistakes
  • Low blood pressure complications
  • Vaginal tears
  • C-section errors / surgical errors

Contact a Fort Lauderdale Personal Injury Attorney

Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. has served the Fort Lauderdale community for 40 years and has 160 years of combined experience. Our legal team provides excellent communication and will always return your calls in a within 24 hours. We are also available 24 / 7 and are strong advocates for our clients in every case. By hiring a Fort Lauderdale personal injury lawyer from our firm, you will have the personal attention and communication you deserve when facing such a difficult legal issue. Contact our firm today to set up a free initial consultation and learn how we can help!

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