Birth Injury | Medical Malpractice Defined

Birth injury medical malpractice occurs when preventable harm is inflicted upon the fetus and/or the mother due to the negligence of the physician. While it is most often the case that birth injuries don’t constitute medical malpractice, negligence does occur and can happen either before or during childbirth. Examples include failure to diagnose a medical condition of the mother, failure to identify birth defects, failure to anticipate complications arising from the fetus’s large size, failure to respond to fetal distress, and more.

Learn more about Medical Malpractice involving Birth Injury.

Failure to Diagnose | Surgical Error | Nursing Home Abuse