Not all birth injuries result from negligence or carelessness. But when a doctor or other healthcare professional ignores or forgets the accepted standards of his/her profession, the consequences to the new-born child can be devastating and are usually permanent.
A recent study showed that 6 out of every 1,000 babies born in the United States will suffer a birth injury. These injuries include minor cuts or bruises during the birthing process, but in the most severe cases, complications and medical mistakes can cause:
There are several medical errors that can lead to birth injuries including:
If you have questions concerning injuries to a child that were sustained during the birth-process, or immediately thereafter, the lawyers at the Waggoner Law firm can help you to analyze the facts, and help you determine the rights of you and your child. Contact the Waggoner Law Firm at (843) 972-0426.
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