A San Francisco, California, Lawyer Helping Families Hold Doctors Accountable

When a mother is in labor, both she and her baby are in very vulnerable positions. Both are dependent on doctors, obstetricians (OBGYNs) and nurses to provide a reasonable standard of care.

When Mother or Baby Is in Danger, Doctors Are Trained to Recognize Problems

Doctors, nurses, midwives and anesthesiologists can typically recognize fetal distress and respond to it accordingly. There are usually clear signs that indicate when a baby is in distress or when a mother is having too much difficulty in her labor. These are moments when medical professionals must act quickly to help either mother or baby.

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When Medical Professionals Fail to Notice Problems

When medical professionals fail to notice problems during labor and delivery, the results can be disastrous, and even deadly. Babies can suffer from hypoxia caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain.

Lack of oxygen to the brain can lead to neonatal encephalopathy, which is irreversible brain damage in a newborn, or to symptoms of cerebral palsy in newborns.

Problems During Labor and Delivery

Medical negligence can include:

Protecting Babies That Have Been Harmed During Labor and Delivery

For years the attorneys at San Francisco Birth Injury Law Office been working to protect the rights of families whose babies have suffered unnecessary, permanent damage from negligent medical care. He has returned numerous sizable settlements and awards for clients whose babies have suffered needless and horrific birth injuries resulting from medical negligence.

Experienced Birth Trauma Attorney

To learn more about how an experienced trial lawyer can help you address birth injuries from a legal point of view, please contact the firm to schedule a free initial consultation at no obligation to you.

Whether you are facing a case of Vacuum & vaginal delivery issues, Induction Injuries, Resuscitation Injuries or Emergency Cesarean section issues, our Attorneys will defend your rights.

In these delicate and difficult cases, the experience of our Attorneys and the empathetic approach makes our Law Firm the choice for hundreds of clients.

We represent all personal injury clients on a contingency fee basis, which means we charge no attorney’s fee unless we win results on your behalf. Contact us to get a free consultation!