So much can go wrong during a pregnancy and delivery that, even in the twenty-first century, medical negligence affecting both the mother and/or child during pregnancy and childbirth is still a problem.



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Was The Physician Negligent?

Medical malpractice, like most personal injury cases, is always based on negligence. The patient can only win a medical malpractice lawsuit if he/she proves that the physician was negligent (i.e., the doctor did not act reasonably or with the skill and care that a reasonably qualified doctor would have demonstrated under similar circumstances.).

It is important to note that pregnancy is complex and that, just because a pregnancy and/or delivery did not go as expected does not automatically mean that the obstetrician has committed malpractice.

Medical Problems During Pregnancy & Childbirth

Some of the leading types of medical malpractice during pregnancy and childbirth are due to the following medical problems:

Contact An Attorney

If you believe that you or your baby are a victim of the negligent malpractice of a doctor or hospital staff, don’t hesitate to speak with one of our experienced attorneys.


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