Failure to diagnose or properly treat various conditions that arise during pregnancy can lead to complications and injuries that are irreversible. A child who suffers injuries during the birthing process may require lifelong care.
Birthing complications can be caused by:
If your child has suffered injuries due to obstetrical negligence, you may be facing a lifetime of medical bills and extra care. Contact Patton Law Practice, the birthing complication lawyers of Scottsdale, Arizona, for a free initial consultation. Our Arizona birth defects lawyers want to help you.
A long delivery can have an adverse impact on the health of a child. A protracted labor can cause brain injuries and lead to fetal distress, due to any of the following:
If a premature birth could have been prevented or treated more carefully, your child may have been injured unnecessarily. For example, Periventricular Leukomalacia (PVL), and Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) are often found in premature infants and cause irreversible brain damage. IVH may be due to cerebral hypoxia.
Shoulder dystocia and brachial plexus palsy can be the result of medical malpractice during the birthing process. Erb’s Palsy, cerebral palsy, cerebral hypoxia, muscle injury, and scarring are just some of the other serious complications of childbirth that might result from medical negligence.
If you have been affected by any complications caused by medical mistake during the birthing process, contact our Phoenix birth complication lawyers today. Whether you live in Tempe or Sun City Grand, we care about your child’s case, and we want to help.
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Medical malpractice lawyers of the Patton Law Practice law firm represent clients in California and Arizona, in communities including San Diego, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Gilbert, Peoria, Chandler, Glendale, Sun City West, Casa Grande, Sun City, Flagstaff, Tucson, Yuma, Santa Anna, Lake Havasu City, Bullhead City, Show Low, and Florence, in counties such as Maricopa County, Navajo County, and Yuma County.