The day of your child’s birth should be the most joyous moment of your life. However, this moment has the potential to be ruined by the occurrence of a birth injury, especially one that may have been prevented with the admittance of proper care. Doctors, nurses, and other health care workers have a duty of care to uphold when treating their patients. When delivering a baby, any sort of medical negligence has the potential to cause serious injury to both the mother and the child.
Unfortunately, some of the more common birth injuries are quite dangerous and pose the threat of permanent disability to the child. These include the following:
When the doctor fails to deliver adequate care to the child during deliver, these injuries may arise. Medical malpractice poses a serious threat to the patients, and anyone who has been a victim of this carelessness has a right to take legal action against the individual responsible for any injuries incurred due to his or her negligence.
If you would like to learn more about common birth injuries and their causes, or if your child has been injured during birth, contact the Waukesha personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® today at 800-242-2874.