Having a baby is often one of the most exciting, joyful and challenging times in a person’s life. Whether you are having your first child or have already “been there, done that” numerous times, no two pregnancies or birth experiences are exactly the same. The competence and experience of your obstetrician, midwife and other Texas medical team members form the strong support network you need to keep yourself and your baby healthy and safe. The problem is that not all medical workers provide high quality care; even a seemingly minor error or single act of negligence can result in birth injury.
A safe and healthy birth begins long before your due date. By the time labor and delivery are getting close, you’ve hopefully been attending prenatal visits and helping to keep your doctor informed of any concerning symptoms you notice in between visits. The typical obstetrician and OB nurse is trained to recognize signs of maternal or fetal distress.
In fact, even in high-risk situations, medical teams are often able to act quickly to save lives. Sadly, many mothers and babies have suffered serious injuries due to substandard care. If this happens to you or your child, it is critical that you know where to seek support.
Did your doctor disregard symptoms of high blood pressure or other concerning health symptoms that you brought to his or her attention? Were issues that warrant an emergency cesarean section overlooked during labor? At Marynell Maloney Law Firm, PLLC, an experienced team of attorneys stands ready to fight for justice on behalf of any Texas family that has suffered damages due to birth injury or other medical malpractice incidents. You should not have to bear the financial burden of an injury you did not cause. You can request a consultation to learn more about how to file a medical malpractice claim.