Protecting The Rights Of Babies And Mothers In The Midlands And Low Country

Over the course of a nine-month pregnancy, any number of medical problems can result in a potentially serious injury or condition. Fortunately, prenatal tests can now diagnose most major problems and proper treatment can mean a healthy baby. Missing a proper diagnosis of a serious condition, failing to monitor vital signs or a mistake made in the delivery room can result in devastating serious injury to the mother or baby, however.

If your baby suffered a birth injury because of improper prenatal care or negligence in the delivery room in a hospital in South Carolina, call us, the medical malpractice litigation attorneys of Wilson & Luginbill LLC, in Barnwell County and Bamberg County. We are a team of successful personal injury lawyers with a reputation for aggressive, effective legal representation to protect the rights of mothers and baby's who have suffered injury or permanent medical conditions due to mistakes made by health care professionals during pregnancy, during natural delivery, C-section surgery or postnatal care.

Common types of birth injuries resulting is medical malpractice claims include:

  • Shoulder dystocia due to improper pulling
  • Erb's palsy and cerebral palsy resulting from the cut off of oxygen in the birth canal
  • Brain injury due to deprivation of oxygen
  • C-section surgical errors to mother and baby
  • Facial paralysis
  • Fractured clavicle from pulling baby in breech position
  • Intense swelling of the baby's scalp (caput succedaneum) from misuse of vacuum extraction
  • Bleeding beneath the baby's cranium, known as Cephalohematoma

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Call us at 877-471-0048 or locally at 803-702-4077 or contact us by email to arrange an opportunity to discuss your birth injury case with one of our lawyers as soon as possible.