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Forcep and Birth Injuries

All medical procedures come with some risks and should be performed with great care. Medical professionals who exhibit negligent behavior and increase the likelihood of physical injury for patients should be held responsible for their actions. Birth injuries may leave the mother or child with lifelong disfigurement or serious health complications.

If you or someone you love has been a victim of a birth injury because of the careless behavior of a physician or nurse, contact the Stevens Point medical malpractice attorneys of Habush Habush & Rotter S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 for a free legal consultation. We are ready to help you seek the compensation you deserve.

Types of Forcep Injuries

When there is a complication during the birthing process or an unusual situation arises, the medical team assisting with the delivery may decide that forceps are needed to quickly remove the baby from the womb. When this tool is not handled with care, patients may experience injuries such as:

  • Tearing or lacerations of the womb
  • Facial paralysis
  • Spinal cord damage
  • Brain injury
  • Skull fractures
  • Broken bones
  • Internal organ damage
  • Cephalohematoma and bruising

Even temporary disfigurement or injury can leave victims with emotional trauma and costly medical bills.

Contact Us

If you or someone you love has been a victim of a preventable birth injury, you may be able to take legal action against the responsible party. Contact the Stevens Point medical malpractice attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 to discuss your options with a member of our legal team.