Did Your Healthcare Provider Fail to Perform a Timely Cesarean Section?
When you bring a child into the world, you trust that your healthcare provider is going to give you the best possible medical treatment. But sometimes the healthcare system fails expectant mothers, and whole families suffer as a result.
Many pregnancies have complications that make Cesarean sections medically advisable. Some babies are not in a physical position well-suited to vaginal birth. Other reasons include health problems with the mother, the size of the baby, multiple births (twins, triplets, etc.), or issues with the baby’s health. In many cases, the so-called “c-section” can be a lifesaving alternative to vaginal birth. The National Institute of Health estimates that one in three pregnancies are delivered via Cesarean section.
Unfortunately, however, some healthcare providers fail to recognize the need for a Cesarean as soon as it arises. If medically necessary, Cesarean sections that are not administered in time can result in serious problems for the infant and the mother. These problems can include major health issues and even death.
If your healthcare provider failed to perform a Cesarean when your family needed one, you may be suffering from illness, emotional stress, or even grief. You put your trust in your medical team, and the failure to perform a timely c-section disrespected that trust. But you do not have to suffer in silence.
An attorney may be able to help you pursue a settlement for the pain your family has experienced. Although compensation cannot right the significant wrong of a delayed or missed c-section, it can help with mounting medical bills or lost wages. Most of all, negligent healthcare providers should be held accountable for their actions.
Results may vary depending on your particular facts and legal circumstances.
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Discuss Your Case with Our Cesarean Attorneys Today
We understand how medical malpractice can devastate a family. We believe that healthcare providers who fail their patients should be held accountable. Our experienced attorneys will help you explore your options, possibly including the negotiation of a financial settlement. It is important to contact an attorney early to ensure the best possible outcome. Contact the attorneys of O’Connor, Parsons, Lane & Noble today to discuss failure to perform Cesarean sections, medical malpractice, and potential negotiations. Contact us online or call us at (908) 928-9200 or 1-800-586-5817.