Experienced Midwife Malpractice Lawsuit Attorneys – File Your Claim Here
In some instances, some pregnant women due to a certain belief system or conviction may opt to not go the hospital route for the delivery of their baby, and instead choose to contract the services of a midwife. These are individuals that may not possess a nursing or medical license, but are still allowed to handle the birth of a child. Midwives more often than not tend to be self-taught, and because of the fact that they lack formal training, they may be prone to making serious mistakes that may lead to severe birth injuries or even the death of a newborn. It is important to understand that even though midwives may not possess the needed licensure when it comes to practicing medicine, they are still liable for any injuries they may cause due to their negligent actions to a mother or her baby, and this is something we can help you pursue.
Are you looking to file a midwife malpractice lawsuit? The experienced medical malpractice midwife lawsuit attorneys at McCready Law have over 90 YEARS of combined legal experience helping people just like you get the justice and compensation they need. Please call us NOW at (773) 985-5139 to learn more about your legal options for compensation. What makes McCready Law different is our extensive trial experience which is something that most law firms don’t have, choosing to instead go the easy way and settling with the insurance company, which gets you a much smaller payout compared if you took a case to court. We also work on contingency fee basis, which means that there are no UPFRONT FEES from the moment we take on your case, and we work on the case to successful completion before levying our fees, which only happens once we’ve successfully recovered compensation on your behalf. Wherever you are in the country, we can help: please call our experienced midwife malpractice attorneys NOW at (773) 985-5139 to learn more about the true value of your medical malpractice claim.
Here are some of the disturbing facts about midwives:
- They may be independent contractors, meaning that no medical institution can accept liability for their actions
- Some midwifes feel that they don’t have to abide by HIPPA regulations
- Midwives may continue practicing even while under active investigation
- They may fail at keeping abreast of medical education
- In the case of a medical emergency, midwives may lack the needed equipment to mitigate
Some of the most common causes of midwife negligence include:
- Failure to recognize fetal distress
- Failure to monitor mother and baby’s vitals during delivery
- Failure to notice the development of jaundice or kernicterus
- Leaving the baby in the birth canal for too long, causing hypoxia
- Failure to refer a patient to a specialized hospital such as in the case of breech delivery
- Failure to provide the mother with timely prenatal care
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Some of the most common birth injuries associated with midwife malpractice include the development of cerebral palsy, cephalohematoma, developmental delays of the child, postpartum hemorrhage or excessive bleeding, and others. Remember, just because midwives lack the doctor or nurse designation doesn’t mean that they can’t be held responsible for their negligent actions. Want to learn more about what your case is worth? Please call us NOW at (773) 985-5139 to speak with a midwife lawsuit attorney. Thanks, and we look forward to helping you.