Yes, you can file a lawsuit for birth injuries caused from umbilical cord complications. Doctors and hospitals are trained to promptly recognize when the umbilical cord poses a danger to the baby and then take necessary steps to prevent injury or harm to the child. Medical errors in this situation causing birth injuries can lead to the filing of a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Lawsuits for birth injuries caused from umbilical cord complications due to medical mistakes include failure to monitor cord blood velocities, failure to conduct high resolution ultrasound to detect umbilical cord complications, failure to perform caesarian section in, failure to detect cord knots and nuchal cord (umbilical cord wrapped around part of the body), and failure to perform color Doppler sonogram studies.
If you or someone you know has a newborn baby who suffers permanent injuries from umbilical cord complications, you should call our lawyers immediately so that we can fully investigate your medical malpractice case. Call our top rated experienced Michigan umbilical cord complication lawyers at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case and learn your legal rights.