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Justice for Birth Injuries in California. A birth injury occurs in a new-born when something goes wrong during the delivery process due to the medical professional’s negligence.
There is an estimation that every 5 out of 1,000 babies in the USA suffer from birth injuries. Estimates also show that there is a high percentage of birth injuries due to medical negligence and malpractices. Can medical malpractice lead to birth injuries? Proper prenatal care is crucial to monitor the pregnant woman’s health and her baby in the womb. Both mother and baby need continuous monitoring by the medical experts. The standard errors in the delivery room, such as improper administration of epidurals, failure to conceive the vital signs, forced delivery, or wrong calculation of the contractions, can cause birth injuries.
How to know what causes a birth injury? A thorough investigation is needed, and you need to visit the best and experienced Birth Injury Lawyer for your case. How to Deal with Medical Malpractice. Malpractice refers to the term when any damage or injury is caused due to negligence.
Medical malpractice accounts are the third leading causes of death in the USA every year. Medical malpractices occur when the doctor or any other health care worker provides a substandard service or fails to provide the required amount of care and appropriate treatment to the patient. Medical lawyers conduct a careful review of the patient’s injuries and all the related activities leading up to and resulting in an act of medical malpractice. Birth Injury Attorneys Los Angeles, California. Children who suffered birth injuries may face many medical problems, including brain damage, cerebral palsy, spastic quadriplegia, seizure disorders, other severe developmental disabilities or neurologic problems.
Some children may never be able to care for themselves and along with their families, will know a lifetime of emotional and physical challenges, encounter huge medical bills for therapy, surgeries, medications, nursing and 24/7 attendant care, and special education services. The cost to provide their children with long-term security and significant quality of life can be staggering. The initial shock of having a child with a birth injury will give way to the day-to-day complications and challenges that you face. You may need help caring for a child with severe disabilities, which means less time to devote to your other children. It could mean that you or your partner may need to quit your job to care for your child.
Misdiagnosis & Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer, Heart Attack, Spine Injury Claims in California. Unparalleled outcomes for Los Angeles clients injured due to the medical negligence of misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis Most Americans place an enormous amount of trust in the American healthcare system and particularly in their doctors.
Perhaps they should be more wary. In a recent Mayo Clinic study, researchers found that more than 20 percent of the patients who sought a second opinion at the Mayo Clinic had been initially misdiagnosed, and another 66 percent required some changes to their initial diagnoses. Misdiagnoses and delayed diagnoses can rob you of the opportunity to treat the disease in its earliest stages or can lead to incorrect treatment or absence of necessary/timely treatment.
If you are harmed as a result, there is legal recourse, and you may have grounds for a legal action for medical negligence. What is a diagnostic error? Wrongful Death Lawyers in Los Angeles, California. Compassionate counsel for grieving families in Los Angeles and throughout the state Dealing with the loss of a beloved family member is difficult, no matter the circumstances.
If the death was the result of negligence or other wrongdoing of another, there is recourse for the relatives of the deceased through special laws called “wrongful death” and “survival” actions. If you have lost a loved one because of medical negligence or other medical wrongdoing by a California medical professional, Heimberg Barr LLP is ready to assist you. The firm has offered compassionate and comprehensive counsel to families throughout the state since 1993.
Contact the firm today to schedule a free consultation with a Los Angeles wrongful death attorney about your case. What is considered a wrongful death? California law defines wrongful death as a death "caused by the wrongful act or neglect of another. "