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Oftentimes, trauma during the birth process is the result of negligence on the part of doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. This trauma can cause serious injuries and conditions in newborn children, which may have lasting effects that must be dealt with throughout their lifetimes. Impacted babies and their families can face a lifetime of personal care needs, along with pain and costly medical expenses that can be too much to handle for most.
The Lancione Law Firm, is a law firm that concentrates on complex medical malpractice cases involving birth injuries in Akron and throughout the state of Ohio. We have handled a wide range of birth injury claims, including those involving shoulder dystocia, preeclampsia and other birth trauma scenarios. When doctors do not meet accepted standards of care, we believe that they should be held accountable for their inaction.
Akron Birth Injury Attorneys
Health care professionals are responsible for monitoring and guarding the well-being of babies when they are under their care. They also need to provide treatment, when necessary, that meets accepted standards of care and when they fail to do so, their errors could be life-threatening to their patients.
Causes of birth injuries may include:
- Failure to monitor or respond to fetal distress during pregnancy, labor or delivery
- Failure to have emergency protocols in place in the event that a C-section is required to rescue a fetus in distress
- Faulty handling of a baby whose shoulders have become lodged in the mother’s pelvis during delivery
- Misdiagnosis of risk factors indicated during the prenatal period
- Overmedication or medication errors before or during labor
- Misuse of forceps and vacuum extraction devices during delivery
The Lancione Law FIrm is one of the leading medical malpractice firms in the state of Ohio. When you contact our firm, we will carefully evaluate your case, answer your questions and guide you through the process of filing a claim when appropriate.
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Contact the Akron birth injury lawyers at The Lancione Law Firm for a free initial consultation. Call our attorneys toll free at 440-331-6100 or fill out our intake form to describe your situation.
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