Thankfully, the majority of births are free from complications, but unfortunately, mistakes can sometimes occur during childbirth that can injure the mother, the baby, or both.
Birth injuries or complications can be a traumatic event for a family, but help is available.
Our team of expert medical neglect lawyers have experience dealing with a variety of birth related injuries and illnesses, including:
● Anaesthetic complications
● Mistakes with epidurals
● Cerebral palsy
● Birth asphyxia
● Congenital hip dysplasia
● Mismanaged labour/delivery
● Failure to diagnose high-risk pregnancy
● Erb’s palsy injuries
● Brachial plexus injuries
● Failure to detect foetal abnormalities
● Failure to diagnose and treat ectopic pregnancies
● Failure to recognise extremeness of vaginal tears
● Injuries due to forceps
● Mismanagement of pre-eclampsia
● Wrongly sutured episiotomies
● Neonatal deaths
● Neonatal illnesses
● Nerve damage
● Undiagnosed disabilities
These are some of the more common injuries and illnesses that may occur during pregnancy. If you don’t see your experience reflected in any of the above, get in touch with our birth injury lawyers today to discuss your circumstances and to find out if you are eligible to claim for medical negligence compensation.
If you, your baby, or both of you have suffered due to medical negligence, Harding Evans Solicitors may be able to help you claim for medical negligence compensation. Our team of experienced and sympathetic medical neglect lawyers can help support and guide you and your family through the investigation process.
To establish whether a claim is possible, please contact us today.
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