Birth Injuries to the Mother

Have you suffered a serious injury related to childbirth? We may be able to help you and your family recover compensation.

Injuries to the mother during labor or delivery can be very serious, and sometimes deadly. While it’s true that accidents do occur and not every injury can be prevented, certain types of birth-related injuries are 100% attributed to malpractice.

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Injuries to the Mother During Childbirth

Childbirth is a stressful event for all involved: for the family waiting for the baby to arrive, anxiety and emotions run high. For the mother, panic and pain intertwine, and for the unborn baby, a new world awaits. While the vast majority of deliveries go relatively smoothly, what is a family to do following a serious birth-related injury?

Doctors are required to monitor both the mother and baby’s vital signs at all times during labor and ensure that any anomalies are addressed and mitigated promptly. If a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional fails in their duty to provide treatment that falls within accepted standards of practice in the medical community and this results in an injury, by law, they have committed medical malpractice and are subject to a lawsuit.

Evidence isn’t easy to find if you’re not working with an experienced Texas birth injury attorney, so it is important to choose your legal representative carefully. These cases tend to be complex and require the assistance of an attorney who has extensive experience specifically with birth injury cases.

Did you suffer injuries while giving birth? Please call our Dallas birth injury attorneys today at (214) 617-1886 for a free and confidential consultation. We’ll listen to the facts of your case and advise you of your best options moving forward.

Common Causes of Birth Injuries to the Mother

As a soon-to-be mother, you expect doctors presiding over your delivery to be professionals who know what they are doing. While certain types of injuries to the mother are a foreseeable risk, others should never be allowed to occur in the first place. Some of the most common malpractice-related injuries tend to be caused or preceded by the following:

Serious Injuries Related to Childbirth

  • Pre-eclampsia, whereby untreated high blood pressure leads to damage to organs in the mother’s body. Since it starts at around the 20th week of pregnancy, it is important that presiding prenatal doctors treat it immediately to avert complications such as blood vessel and heart diseases, placental abruption, and elevated liver enzymes
  • Postpartum hemorrhage, whereby one can bleed out to the point of wrongful death if not treated in a timely manner
  • Tears and fissures due to improper or forceful labor can lead to the formation of holes between tissues, leading to infections and bacteremia (the spreading of bacteria to one’s bloodstream) which can have fatal results if not properly identified and treated

The Importance of Hiring a Birth Injury Attorney

Birth injuries to the mother are catastrophic and affect all family members.  Affected individuals also have to contend with further treatment, bed rest, rehabilitation, and the loss of enjoyment of life—all of which can be quite costly and taxing.

It should not be on the victim to have to suffer financially due to the negligent actions of someone else, and this is where we can help. Birth injury cases can be very complex and difficult in Texas, but Rasansky Law Firm has considerable experience in this field (see our past case results), and can give you your best chance at a successful claim. Hiring us costs nothing out of pocket, as our firm only works on contingency. We invite you to give us a call today at (214) 617-1886 for your free and confidential consultation.

Speak With a Dallas Birth Injury Attorney For Free

The attorneys at Rasansky Law Firm are happy to speak to you about your potential case free of charge. If we can help with your claim, we’ll do so for no out-of-pocket cost to you. Call us 24/7 at (214) 617-1886.

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