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Cedar Rapids Internal Injuries Attorneys
Giving birth to a child is a physically and emotionally challenging process, but one that should ultimately bring joy to the family. Any failure on the part of a medical professional that compromises the health and happiness of the parents or newborn should be met with aggressive legal action. One of the most dangerous types of birth injuries is harm done to the inside of the body. An instance of internal damage can leave mother or child with lifelong complications or injuries.
If you or someone you love has experienced a birth injury at the hands of a negligent medical professional, an experienced lawyer can help you seek financial compensation for your suffering. Contact the Cedar Rapids internal injuries attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. at (319) 294-4424 to discuss your options with a member of our team today.
Causes of Internal Birth Injuries
There are many factors that may affect the safety of patients during the delivery process. The most common causes of internal birth injury include:
- Induced labor
- Failure to recognize health problems during pregnancy
- Improper treatment of health problems
- The use of forceps or a vacuum during delivery
- Inadequate response to an emergency situation
- Failure to monitor the mother or newborn during labor
The types of injuries likely to be suffered by either the mother or child during the birth include brain damage, spinal cord damage, broken bones, infections, and internal organ injury.
It is the responsibility of medical professionals to protect patients and make sure that no unnecessary injuries occur. If you or someone you love has been a victim of an internal birth injury, contact the Cedar Rapids internal injuries attorneys of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. at (319) 294-4424 for a free legal consultation.