Child Birth injury

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Sadly, the medical negligence team at Gregory Abrams Davidson, witness the devastating and life changing physical and psychological effects either a poorly managed pregnancy or child birth can have on a mother, baby and wider family.

Tragically, some mistakes made by health professionals in the course of pregnancy and child birth can lead to a stillbirth or neonatal death. For more information please see our “Stillbirth and Neonatal Death” section.

Pregnancy:

  • Failure to diagnose problems in an unborn child (wrongful birth claim)
  • Failure to diagnose or manage Gestational Diabetes
  • Failure to diagnose or manage Pre-Eclampsia
  • Failure to diagnose Uterine Abruption
  • Failure to diagnose Placental Abruption
  • Failure to diagnose or treat an Ectopic pregnancy

Child Birth Injury:

  • Second degree tears
  • Third degree tears
  • Fourth degree tears
  • Injury caused by forceps delivery
  • Injury caused by ventouse delivery
  • Failure to carry out or properly interpret a CTG
  • Failure to carry out a Caesarean section in a timely manner
  • Problems following a Caesarean Section
  • Negligently performed or repaired episiotomy
  • Anaesthetic problems , for example following an epidural

Injuries to Babies:

  • Cerebral palsy or other types of brain injury caused by oxygen deprivation
  • Erb’s Palsy (brachial palsy)
  • Facial paralysis
  • Infection
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Nerve damage
  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar)
  • Failure to diagnose a prolapsed umbilical cord

Post and Neo Natal Complications:

  • Retained placenta
  • Jaundice
  • Congenital hip dysplasia

If you or a family member or friend would like free advice on a potential medical negligence birth injury claim, please contact us on 0151 733 3353/ 0208 209 0166. Alternatively, you can e-mail us at info@gadlegal.co.uk or fill out our online contact form and we will contact you directly.

Please contact a member of our team:

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