When Medical Errors Lead to Complications During Birth
Once contractions begin, the entire medical team involved with the delivery of your child should be on high alert. Constant monitoring should be taking place to ensure that all is well with both mother and child. While the vast majority of deliveries go smoothly, complications can arise, and it is the medical staff's responsibility to recognize and resolve them.
When mistakes are made, it can put the patients at serious risk of health complications, serious injury or even death. Medical professionals should be held accountable for the harm they cause, and victims have the right to seek compensation for any damage that has happened as a result. These cases can be extremely difficult to resolve, and having a reputable North Carolina labor and delivery injuries attorney behind you can help to ensure that you are treated fairly.
Charlotte Birth Injury Attorney Holding Medical Professionals Accountable
At the Law Offices of Wade E. Byrd, P.A., we have helped clients to resolve a wide variety of doctor malpractice and hospital malpractice claims. We know the standard of care that is required during the birth of a child, and we are prepared to hold the negligent parties accountable when that standard is not met.
Our firm employs a dedicated OB/GYN nurse who consults on all of our birth injury cases. We work to identify any errors that were made during labor and delivery, and determine the impact they may have had on the injuries suffered by you or your child. We have experience handling all types of these cases, including the following:
- Failure to monitor vital signs of mother or child
- Failure to monitor contractions
- Injuries to mother or child during delivery, including forceps and brachial plexus injuries
- Uterine rupture
- Cesarean section errors
- Errors that result in infant brain damage
Discuss Your Case With a Lawyer Today
If your spouse or your child has suffered any type of injury or ill effect due to an error during labor or delivery, contact our office today. We offer a free initial consultation to all new clients. You can reach us by phone at 910-323-2555 or send us an e-mail to schedule an appointment.