San Diego Birth Injury Lawyer
Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Cases in San Diego
Cases of medical negligence in a birth injury are particularly emotional and tragic. Families and individuals have the highest hopes and dreams surrounding their new baby, and when a heartbreaking injury occurs the family is devastated. Some birth injuries are unavoidable, even with top medical professionals doing their best. In other cases, negligence contributed to the injury and had the expected and proper standard of care for the situation been exercised, the injury or loss of life could have been avoided.
These cases require a careful analysis of every aspect of the incident in order to determine what happened and who was responsible. In some cases, a physician did not act quickly enough when it became obvious the baby was in distress. If a physician fails to act quickly and do a caesarean section, it can become too late for the procedure and the infant can suffer terrible injuries and damages, including paralysis, brain damage, or death. Some of the more common birth injuries that can result from medical malpractice or negligence include:
Birth Injury Claims in San Diego
The problem of birth injury cases should be addressed by a highly skilled San Diego medical malpractice and negligence lawyer from The Law Offices of Dr. Bruce G. Fagel & Associates. With countless birth injury cases successfully resolved through a malpractice lawsuit, our legal team has decades of experience and an impressive record of success in obtaining fair and full compensation for damages when a child has suffered from a breach of duty by medical professionals, before, during or after the birth has taken place.
In some cases, problems with the infant or the mother's health that indicates that there could be a difficult birth were ignored; in others, action was not taken quickly when the baby was starved for oxygen. The lack of oxygen can come about in several ways, including being trapped in the birth canal, compression of the umbilical cord, rupture of the uterus, or separation of the placenta. No matter how the injury came about, your case deserves a full review to determine if legal action can be taken against the doctor, hospital or other personnel.
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