All medical professionals have a responsibility to provide the best care possible to their patients. Doctors must treat all people under their car to the best of their ability. If they fail to fulfill this responsibility, the consequences can be very harmful.
Delivering a baby is a complex and delicate process. Any error during a delivery can result in long-term medical conditions. Our firm is dedicated to helping the families impacted by a birth injury financially recover.
Contact the Davis Levin Livingston delivery room error attorneys in Hawaii to schedule a free consultation. Send us a message or call (808) 740-0633 to get started.
Examples of Delivery Room Errors
Any action of oversight during the labor process can be considered a delivery room error, and therefore, medical malpractice. A doctor endangering a mother and her baby through a moment of carelessness can affect a family permanently.
During the delivery process, negligence on behalf of medical staff can contribute to errors such as:
- Providing unnecessary or improper medication, or failure to provide needed medication
- Incorrect use of equipment
- Not performing a needed C-section or not performing a C-section in a timely matter
- Not attentively overseeing the condition of the fetus
Birth Injuries and Complications Caused by Delivery Room Errors
A delivery room error can harm a mother and her infant, and can permanently affect the health of both.
Birth injuries that can be caused by delivery room errors include:
- Shoulder dystocia
- Brain bleeding
- Umbilical cord injury
A birth injury caused by a delivery room error can contribute to long-term complications like:
- Cerebral palsy
- Developmental impairment
- Organ damage
- Behavioral issues
- Intellectual disabilities
Contact Davis Levin Livingston to Discuss Your Case
The complications that can result from a delivery room error often require a lifetime of committed care. Our firm is here to make sure your baby has the resources necessary to attain the level of care they need.
Schedule a free consultation with our Hawaii delivery room error lawyers through our contact form or by calling us at (808) 740-0633.