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Emergency C-Section Lawsuits

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In the event that obvious fetal warning signs appear, making it apparent that the unborn child could be harmed during the delivery process, it becomes necessary for the attending physician to call for an emergency C-section.  Unfortunately medical providers do not always recognize these risk factors.

In other cases it would be prudent for a medical provider to schedule a C-section due to risk factors that would have been apparent during the pregnancy.

If a medical provider fails to perform a C-section if necessary, fails to perform the C-section safely, or fails to initiate the C-section within the proper amount of time, and the baby is seriously injured, it may be considered medical error.

An emergency C-section may be required under the following conditions:

  • Fetal distress during labor
  • Cord prolapse
  • Uterine rupture
  • Failure to progress in labor

If your child was delivered by emergency C-section and suffered a serious injury such as cerebral palsy or brain injury, Latona Law Firm can evaluate your case and get answers.  Act Now by completing the Have a Case Form or call us directly at 570-825-9000 or toll free at 1-877-Latona2.  Every Have a Case Form or call is evaluated by one of our experienced attorneys.

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