Birth Injury Lawyers In Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Having a child can be one of the most beautiful, rewarding experiences in a person’s life. Doctors and nurses responsible for prenatal care and birth delivery services have a tremendous responsibility to mothers, fathers and babies.
Although most doctors, nurses and hospitals are responsible and caring, there are unfortunately times when some medical health professionals and medical service providers fall considerably below any standard of acceptable care. When hospitals, doctors and nurses fail to take adequate precautions for the safety of mothers and babies, tragic and devastating results can occur for which the medical provider should be held responsible.
Injuries that can result from OB-GYN negligence include:
- Shoulder/brachial plexus injuries
- Brain damage and cerebral palsy
- Vaginal injuries
- Nerve injuries
Hof & Reid LLC is the firm to which injured victims in the Lehigh Valley turn for help. If you or your baby was injured because of OB-GYN negligence, contact an experienced medical malpractice lawyer at Hof & Reid LLC. For a free consultation, call 610-258-6184.
Common Causes Of Birth Injuries
Common causes of injuries include inadequate prenatal care, birth delivery errors, failure to diagnose strep B and other conditions, surgical errors, nurse errors, doctor errors, records errors, failure to monitor in NICU and medication errors. Our attorneys have handled numerous medical malpractice and OB-GYN negligence claims, including claims involving serious injury and wrongful death.