Birth injuries can shatter the lives of mothers, their newborns and family members, but it is important to keep in mind that things can also go wrong during a pregnancy. In some instances, these hardships are the result of a medical professional's negligence, and there are various reasons why pregnant mothers may find themselves in this position. From issues involving medication to a doctor's failure to monitor the pregnancy properly, these issues can have a detrimental impact on the lives of families. Sadly, many have endured hardships that could have been avoided altogether had the mother received proper care.
A pregnant woman may be subjected to medical professional negligence for various reasons. For example, a doctor may be inexperienced, or they may not set aside enough time to take care of their patients appropriately. Or, a medical professional may hold a grudge against a family for some reason and intentionally provide them with poor care. These are just some of the reasons why medical professional negligence takes place during pregnancy, and the consequences can be devastating.
In some instances, a mother may lose her unborn child as a result of negligence, while others may give birth to a child who will suffer because the mother did not receive the care she deserved during her pregnancy. If you are struggling with this, our law office knows how upset you must be, but it is important to defend your legal rights. Medical professionals who do not provide patients with the care they deserve must be held answerable.