Dealing with a birth injury can be an incredibly challenging experience for families. When such injuries are the result of medical malpractice, the need for skilled legal representation is paramount. Our Delaware law firm is committed to supporting families affected by birth injuries, backed by a proven track record in this complex field.

The Devastating Impact of Birth Injuries

Birth injuries can have long-term consequences, both for the child and the family. Our firm specializes in these sensitive cases, combining medical knowledge with legal expertise to advocate for the affected families effectively.

A Tragic Case of Medical Negligence: The Role of Pitocin

In a recent heart-wrenching case, we represented a family whose child suffered severe injuries due to medical negligence during childbirth. Despite an uncomplicated pregnancy, the misuse of Pitocin—a drug used to induce or augment labor—played a critical role in the adverse outcome. Excessive and improperly monitored use of Pitocin led to tachysystole, causing contractions that were too frequent, denying the baby necessary rest and reoxygenation between contractions.

Failure to Act: Ignoring Signs of Fetal Distress

The case revealed a disturbing lack of response to clear signs of fetal distress, evident on the fetal monitoring strips. Despite the alarming patterns indicating the baby’s distress, the healthcare providers, including midwives and obstetricians, failed to take timely and appropriate action. This inaction and lack of monitoring were crucial factors contributing to the tragic outcome.

Securing a Confidential Settlement Amidst Grief

Our unwavering dedication to the family’s cause resulted in a confidential settlement with one of the involved parties. While this can never compensate for the loss and suffering endured, it provides some solace and support for the family’s needs.

Committed to Your Fight for Justice in Birth Injury Cases

For families impacted by birth injuries, we offer compassionate, experienced legal support. We understand the pain and complexities involved in these cases and are committed to ensuring that justice is served.

Conclusion: If you believe your family has suffered due to medical malpractice in a birth injury case, reach out to us. Call our office at (302) 428-8800 for a consultation. We are here to stand with you, fight for your rights, and help secure the compensation you deserve.