Failure to Respond to Medical Problems in the Mother
Many women with pre-existing medical conditions can deliver a healthy baby, but in many cases these women require additional care and monitoring during their pregnancies. If medical staff at hospitals do not provide this additional care, both the mother and child may be at risk. In addition, it is important to note that pregnant women are more at risk if they develop a medical problem during pregnancy. Even a simple flu or other minor ailment can become very serious very quickly for a pregnant woman and her unborn child. It is crucial that medical staff and doctors carefully monitor a mother and her child to offer medical treatment when needed.
If you have been diagnosed with a medical problem during your pregnancy but were not correctly treated, you and your pregnancy may be at risk. If you or your child have suffered injury because your medical condition was not correctly monitored or treated, you have legal rights. To get more details, contact the Flaxman Law Group for a free consultation to discuss your situation. Discussing your case with a personal injury attorney in Miami or your community can help you evaluate your options so that you can take the right steps to protect you and your family.Pre-Existing Medical Conditions and Birth Injury in Miami and Florida
If you are pregnant and have serious pre-existing medical conditions, these ailments can complicate your pregnancy and put your children at higher risk of birth injuries and other issues. When pregnant women report pre-existing conditions, it is important for medical staff to carefully consider these conditions and how they may impact a pregnancy. When medical staff fail to respond appropriately to pre-existing conditions and birth injury results, parents may have legal recourse in the form of birth injury claims in Miami or their community.Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Claim in Miami or Florida?
There are many situations in which a medical malpractice claim in Miami or another community may occur after a birth injury:
- Doctors may ignore symptoms or may fail to test for conditions
- Lack of patient monitoring
- Lab errors resulting is misdiagnosis
- Incorrect analysis of symptoms or reading of test results
- Incorrect choice of treatment for a mother’s medical condition
- A pregnant woman with a serious condition is not forwarded to specialists or someone qualified to deal with higher-risk pregnancies.
If your child has suffered life-changing or fatal injuries due to medical negligence, contact the Flaxman Law Group today to get legal advice about your situation. You may be eligible for more compensation than you realize, and pursuing a legal claim can help you secure financial resources that can help you pay for additional medical care for you and your family. The Flaxman Law Group has worked with personal injury and birth injury plaintiffs in Miami and across South Florida for more than 25 years. Contact the Flaxman Law Group today to find out whether you have a case. Your initial consultation is free and comes with no obligation.