It hardly needs stating that birth injuries, whether to mother or child, can cause tremendous suffering to the victims and their families. Over decades of law practice, Lowe Eklund Wakefield Co., LPA’s medical malpractice lawyers have rarely dealt with more emotionally trying and heartbreaking injuries than those related to childbirth.
When medical malpractice turns a sacred, life affirming experience into something painful or tragic, families are torn apart. Yet careless hospitals and medical professionals continue to put lives at risk by failing to take the reasonable steps necessary to ensure the safety of infants and mothers.
Now, a new investigation by USA TODAY is shedding even more light on the severe and substantial risk of birth injuries to mothers as the result of dangerous and deadly medical malpractice.