There are various injuries and illnesses that can mar the joys of childbirth. One such illness is neonatal herpes encephalitis or neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV). HSV is a serious infection that can cause serious long-term damage to the baby’s … [Read more...]
Chicago Birth Injury Lawyer Blog - Birth Injury Lawyers
When these injuries are as a result of incompetent medical professionals or sheer negligence, it just makes sense to speak with one of our experienced medical malpractice lawyers.
Whenever a doctor caring for a pregnant woman acts negligently, they puts the expectant mother at risk of injury, and also endanger the life of the unborn child. Doctors have a legal responsibility to treat all patients with care that meets or … [Read more...]
In the United States, nearly 33 percent of all deliveries are conducted via Caesarian section, also known as C-section. Although this procedure is extremely common, it carries some inherent risks. When conducting a C-section, if the doctor fails … [Read more...]
Tachysystole refers to an abnormally high rate of muscle contractions. This can happen to a pregnant woman when a hormone called Pitocin is used to induce contractions or speed labor. The condition is defined by contractions occurring six times … [Read more...]
It is the hope and prayer of every parent that their child is born healthy and happy. Unfortunately, many babies suffer injuries during pregnancy, labor and delivery. One of the most serious injuries that can occur to a baby is a lack of adequate … [Read more...]