Although unfortunate, the risk of medical errors in pregnancy and childbirth is very real. Experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Pegalis and Erickson, LLC have identified various factors that could limit the risk of negligence or medical malpractice during pregnancy and childbirth.
Read: How improper prenatal care can lead to birth injuries.
Factors such as how proactive and informed a patient is, awareness about the medication being taken, and the quality of prenatal care received have been found to affect outcomes in the delivery room.
Read: How proactive parents can reduce the risk of medical errors
If you or your child have been diagnosed with a birth-related injury, knowing your rights as to what happens next is imperative. A medical malpractice lawyer can help you research your case and assess whether the injury is indeed due to a medical error.
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