New York Obstetric Negligence Lawyers
Obstetricians and other medical professionals are required to meet a certain standard of care during the labor and delivery process to prevent harm to the child and mother. When they fail to uphold this duty to provide reasonable care and an injury or fatality results, the victim or the victim’s family may be able to file a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Block O’Toole & Murphy is a premier New York personal injury law firm with a passion for justice and real results. Young and highly skilled, our lawyers have obtained more than $1 billion* in verdicts and settlements for the victims of serious or catastrophic injuries throughout the state.
At Block O’Toole & Murphy, we will not be outworked. We will not rest until justice is done. This is our commitment to you.
Types of Obstetric Negligence or Malpractice
At Block O’Toole & Murphy, our New York obstetric negligence attorneys offer experienced, aggressive and results-oriented advocacy in a full spectrum of cases involving obstetricians’ failure to comply with an acceptable standard of care. Such cases may involve:
- Labor and delivery negligence, including improper use of forceps
- Oxygen deprivation or asphyxia
- Failure to recognize fetal distress
- Failure to diagnose pregnancy-induced hypertension
- Shoulder dystocia or Erb’s palsy
- Failure to adequately treat seizures in the infant
- Surgical errors such as C-section mistakes
- Other birth injuries involving mother or child
Contact a C-Section Injury Attorney Serving New York
If you or someone you love was seriously injured due to a C-section error or other obstetric negligence anywhere in the state, contact the experienced medical malpractice lawyers at the New York City law firm of Block O’Toole & Murphy today. You may potentially be eligible to recover compensation for past and future medical bills, loss of earnings, pain and suffering and more.
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