Most people associate birth injuries with infants, but they can affect mothers as well. Maternal injuries can occur as a result of negligence or substandard medical care at any point during pregnancy, labor, delivery, or after childbirth.
If you are a mother or the family member of a mother who sustained a serious injury during or after childbirth, it is important to review your legal options with a Hawaii birth injury lawyer. You may be facing a long road to recovery and medical bills that can soon become overwhelming, all while you are trying to deal with raising a newborn. Davis Levin Livingston can work to pursue financial compensation to cover all of your medical care and other expenses or losses, such as lost wages or emotional trauma.
For more information on maternal injuries and how we can help, call (808) 400-7517 for a free consultation.
Maternal Injury Claims in Hawaii
There are different types of maternal injuries that may occur in relation to labor or delivery. These may be related to:
- C-section errors
- Anesthesia mistakes
- Failure to diagnose or test for preeclampsia
- Failure to address maternal hemorrhage (bleeding)
- Vacuum extractor or forceps injuries
- Medication errors (Pitocin, Cytotech, etc.)
A complete investigation of medical records can reveal whether a mother’s injuries were caused by medical malpractice, whether this was on the part of a nurse, obstetrician, or other healthcare professional involved in the pregnancy, labor, or delivery.
With our resources and our experience in this complex field, including a history that spans over 30 years of representing injured children and mothers in Hawaii, we at Davis Levin Livingston are qualified to help you. Put our Hawaii birth injury attorneys on your side and you can feel confident that we will put your best interests first as we pursue the monetary damages you need – and deserve.
Contact our offices at (808) 400-7517 today.