Doctors, nurses, midwives and others are trained to react quickly and appropriately when complications arise during birth. Forceps are a tool used to help deliver a child if there is fetal distress or the mother cannot push. While forceps can greatly aid the delivery process, they can also cause tragic results if not used properly.Holding Health Care Providers Responsible for Their Mistakes
At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P., we understand how difficult it can be to come to terms with a severe birth injury. We expect everyone helping with the delivery of our children to be properly trained and to act with the skill required to ensure the safety of both mother and child. When that does not happen, our medical malpractice lawyers want to help you hold people responsible for their mistakes and receive the compensation you deserve.
If you suspect that your injuries or your child’s birth injuries were caused by the negligence of a health care provider, our birth injuries attorneys want to help. We offer free consultations and take cases on a contingency basis, meaning that if you do not recover, you do not owe any fees.Forceps Can Cause Serious and Permanent Harm to Mothers and Children
Forceps can be used to expedite a long delivery or help with other complications. However, forceps are not appropriate in every situation. When used improperly or in the wrong circumstances, their use can lead to significant damage, including:
Forceps can also harm the mother. Forceps delivery injuries can include anything from cuts to nerve damage. Our medical malpractice lawyers have been assisting injury victims and their families for nearly 50 years. There is no excuse for medical negligence. If you have been injured, it is important to hold people responsible for their mistakes.Call 212.406.1700 to schedule your free consultation
Do not leave the future of you or your child up to chance. Protect your rights by calling the experienced birth injury lawyers at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P. Schedule your free consultation by calling 212.406.1700 or you can contact us online.