There are many ways for a pregnancy to experience complications. That’s why medical professionals are present. Unfortunately, these professionals sometimes can be the source of harm during child birth. Improper use of tools and techniques may injure the child or the mother.
The doctor may incorrectly use birth assisting technologies such as vacuum methods or forceps when delivering a child. This can result in permanent damage to a child. It’s also possible a doctor fails to correctly monitor a birth for signs that the child is in trouble. If the doctor does not administer the care a child needs, the child could suffer an injury resulting in permanent damage and even death.
There are many ways a child or a mother can be injured during childbirth. A medical malpractice claim may help an injured child and their family get the help they need for their recovery.