Neonatal Errors During Childbirth
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The neonatal period in a child’s life is made up of the first 28
days after the infant is born. During this period of time, some children
require days or even weeks of neonatal care, sometimes in the neonatal
intensive care unit (NICU).
Medical malpractice can happen in any type of medical situation, including neonatal care.
If your child was injured due to a neonatal error, you should contact
an experienced Brooklyn medical malpractice lawyer who can help you file
Placing Your Child In Neonatal Care
Some children do not require extensive neonatal care and are discharged
from the hospital soon after their birth. Other infants, however, need
to be monitored by hospital staff due to medical conditions that require
professional care. During this care, if a doctor or nurse is negligent
and commits an error in the course of your child’s care, you have
the right to bring a claim on your child’s behalf to compensate
for their pain and suffering.
Call an experienced Brooklyn birth injury lawyer at Belushin Law Firm to learn more about filing a medical malpractice claim.
What types of errors can occur in neonatal care?
Some children who are in neonatal care require constant monitoring and
attention. Any lapse in their monitoring can be a departure from hospital
policy and a form of negligence that can cause serious injury or
death. Another form of neonatal negligence is a medication error. Children who
are in the neonatal stage are extraordinarily sensitive to medications
due to their small size and developing bodies. Even the smallest error
in dosage or medication type can cause a devastating injury or even death.
In addition to neonatal errors with medication and monitoring, a physician
can also commit professional malpractice by misdiagnosing a child. The
diagnosis of a child who is receiving neonatal care is an important part
of the treatment for that child. Because young infants’ bodies are
still developing and are very fragile, there is no time to waste in receiving
a correct diagnosis and implementing the correct course of treatment.
Receive the Proper Compensation for Your Child's Injuries
If an infant is misdiagnosed or their condition is undiagnosed, this can
lead to improper medication or improper medical treatment, which can be
extremely dangerous and even fatal to a child. If your child’s
birth injuries or illness went undiagnosed or were misdiagnosed in the neonatal care
phase, you should contact a Brooklyn medical malpractice attorney today
at Belushin Law Firm to discuss a potential lawsuit to compensate for
your child’s pain and suffering.
We have successfully obtained millions of dollars in compensation for our
past clients, doing all that we can to recover the highest amount of financial
restitution possible. You do not deserve to go through this season alone.
Call our Brooklyn birth injury firm for your
free consultation today at 888-918-9890!