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
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
- Rh incompatibility mistakes
- Prescription errors/failure to inform patient of dangers to pregnant mothers
- Failure to monitor low oxygen levels during birth
- Low blood pressure complications
- Vaginal tears
- C-section errors / surgical errors
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Rosenberg & Rosenberg, P.A. has served the Fort Lauderdale community for over 50 years and has recovered millions for our clients. Our legal team provides excellent communication and will always return your calls within 24 hours. We are also available 24/7 and are strong advocates for our clients in every personal injury case. By hiring a Fort Lauderdale birth injury lawyer from our firm, you will have the personal attention and communication you deserve when facing such a difficult legal issue.
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