Hospital Admissions and Complications
Actions involving Hospitals can be very complex indeed. By their nature many of these actions involve lots of different medical specialties; its not unusual for an investigation of an adult related action to utilize reports from; emergency medicine, oncology, histopatholgy, radiology, surgical, nursing and even physiotherapy. The more complex the procedure the more complex the potential claim!
Hospital Birth Units are also areas of high stress and pressing medical need. They demand, from clinicians, the sort of personality that can cope with trauma and decision making under extreme pressure. Occasionally, the management of a delivery can be fraught and the outcomes poor for mother and child, however, this doesn't mean necessarily, that the this is negligent. We are familiar with helping families claim compensation for all types of traumas and injuries here are a few of the typical ones; Claims can include:
Uterine Rupture / Placental Abruption, Infections, Maternal Diabetes. Gestational Diabetes, Pre-Eclampsia, Spina Bifida, Down’s Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Third Degree Tears, Erb’s Palsy, Brachial Plexus, Congenital Hip Dysplasia, Retained Placenta, Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, Sepsis, Meningitis etc.
Misdiagnosis generally and misdiagnosis of cancer specifically, failure to intervene surgically, bile duct operation mistakes, corda equina, post operative infection, sepsis, fatal injuries and wrongful death, coroners inquests etc. Call to discuss as this list is almost without end.