Monday, May 22, 2017

Reasons Why Injuries during a Birth Require a Medical Malpractice Attorney

Birth is the most wondrous moment in any mother’s life. But, just as with any medical procedure, the possibility of injuries looms during natal procedures. Regardless of whether you’re in the most expensive hospital with the latest medical equipment, the chance of an injury occurring due to hospital negligence always exists.

Furthermore, it can happen to anyone. A study conducted by the Healthcare Cost and Utilization Project reveals that potentially avoidable birth injuries happen to mothers and their babies, no matter the level of income, their race, area of residence, or type of delivery.

Defining Malpractice Related to a Birth Injury

Malpractice related to a birth injury is generally defined as negligence committed by healthcare providers during pre- and post-natal care that results in otherwise avoidable harm towards a mother and/or newborn.

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