The treating doctors and medical providers should identify if as an expecting mother if you are a high risk factor for shoulder dystocia. This medical condition occurs during the birth of a child and pregnant woman are at risk for shoulder dystocia during deliver when the baby is very large, the mother has diabetes, the mother is pregnant with twins or multiple births, the mother is obese, the delivery occurs after the baby’s due date, and the mother has a history of shoulder dystocia in the past.
When risk factors for shoulder dystocia are not identified, the treating doctors and medical providers are not prepared and the chance shoulder dystocia taking place during delivery is high. When shoulder dystocia takes place, both the mother and baby can suffer injuries.
If you or someone you know suffers injuries from shoulder dystocia or has a child who suffers injuries due to shoulder dystocia, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced Michigan shoulder dystocia lawyers. We will obtain all of your medical records and have them reviewed by our medical experts. If our medical team determines that you received improper medical care, we will file a Michigan medical malpractice lawsuit seeking all damages allowed under Michigan law.