For many women in Oregon, having a baby is a dream come true, but your experience in the delivery room can quickly become a nightmare if you experience a uterine rupture. According to Healthline, uterine rupture is a rarely occurring complication of vaginal childbirth that affects less than one percent of women. However, if it does occur, it can threaten the lives of both you and your baby.
We know that when you're suffering from an injury or severe medical problems, it can take a major toll on your family and your finances. If you feel your medical problems have been caused by malpractice, you want to protect your family from mounting costs.
Birth injuries are relatively uncommon. Furthermore, you or your infant would likely recover from most minor issues in a matter of weeks or months. However, birth is still by no means a safe process.
Parents face many stressors during pregnancy, the birth of their child and after the child has been born. Unfortunately, things can go wrong at any point, and this can be incredibly overwhelming from an emotional and financial standpoint. Many children are born with birth defects in Oregon and it is pivotal for parents to do everything they can to prevent these hardships. Unfortunately, more children will continue to be born with various complications.
When women go into labor, they are embarking on an amazing and dangerous journey into child birth. There are a host of issues that can arise when women give birth and having quality medical assistance on hand may not always solve the problems. At least 50,000 women experience severe childbirth complications every year. This number, however, is thought to be much higher, as many institutions fail to report and/or account for complications due to childbirth.
In our previous blog posts, we walked you through a few potential signs that would lead to a medical malpractice case if you suffered from preeclampsia. Today, we want to talk about the steps that will happen should you move forward with a medical malpractice case.