Complications in Hospital Childbirth: Are Mothers to Blame?

Ample data suggests that America is the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world. But while concerned parents blame our health care system and, more specifically, the medical professionals directly involved in childbirth, the medical community has repeatedly claimed that unhealthy parents are, in fact, to blame. This chicken-or-egg argument may be even more complicated than once assumed, as we explain below: Childbirth Injuries and Fatalities: By the Numbers It’s no secret that the United States leads the developed world in infant mortality, but the issue may be far more severe than most people suspect. Statistics from…

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Are There Time Limits to File a Birth Injury Case?

If your child suffers a traumatic birth injury, then you should speak to a lawyer as soon as possible so that you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit within the required time. However, unless a healthcare provider informs you of an error and apologizes, which is rare, parents may not be immediately aware that anything is wrong. However, as attorneys Patrick Regan and Jacqueline Colclough explain in this video, parents are usually within the time limits to file a birth injury case. There are times when families come to us and they think that perhaps that they have experienced a…

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What Causes a Birth Injury?

Medical malpractice causes a birth injury in a number of cases where a newborn experiences serious trauma, and most parents are left in the dark.attorney Pat Regan explains what happened in a birth injury case he handled for a family. When parents are told at a hospital that their child suffered birth trauma, they should have a lawyer experienced in medical malpractice review the records. A birth injury is an injury that occurs to a child, either in the hours immediately before birth, or in the hours right after birth. And the child suffers injuries that will affect his or…

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