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September 21, 2018 | Crandall & Pera Law
Reasons to Call Crandall & Pera Law, Part Two(For more information, please see Part One of this video series)
There are many reasons to call Crandall and Pera after the delivery of your child: If your child is ever diagnosed with cerebral palsy, or has increased tone in their legs and arms. Or, if they've suffered what's called a brachial plexus injury, which is a nerve injury to one of their arms, or a broken clavicle, which is in your shoulder.
And finally, if you've suffered a still birth death, if your child has unfortunately died, either just before deliver, during delivery, or immediately after delivery – please call us, so we can look at the medical records to get you and your family answers.
What you should know about delivery and post-partum negligence
When people think of “birth injuries,” they often mistake injuries caused by trauma with birth defects. Birth defects are genetic abnormalities; they’re no one’s fault. But a birth injury could be the result of medical negligence, and a serious birth injury may require a life time of care.
Sometimes, these injuries occur during the labor and delivery process. Sometimes, they are caused by post-partum negligence, which occurs after the baby has been delivered. Failure to monitor a baby with a medical condition, like jaundice, could be an act of negligence; so could failing to address preeclampsia in a new mother. When nurses and doctors don’t uphold their duty of care to you, you may be able to hold them liable for your injuries.
Living with Cerebral Palsy
Shoulder Dystocia and Birth Injuries
Kernicterus and Your Baby
Vacuum Extraction and Forceps Injuries
If your child, or the mother of your child, has sustained serious or life-threatening injuries because of medical negligence, you have rights. Contact Crandall & Pera Law in Ohio or Kentucky to work with an experienced birth injury lawyer. To schedule a free consultation, please call 877-955-0020 or complete our contact form.
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