Our child Michigan medical malpractice lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. handle lawsuits involving cases for the failure to diagnose a bowel obstruction in a newborn. A bowel obstruction in a newborn is a serious medical condition and surgical emergency. It is essential that a hospital and doctor diagnose a bowel obstruction in a timely manner so proper medical treatment can be performed.
A bowel obstruction in a newborn infant can be due to a number of medical conditions and a physician must be vigilant and not overlook the condition. A misdiagnosis of an intestinal obstruction can lead to can lead to significant harm and even death to the newborn. It is essential that a child presenting with symptoms of this condition be provided a proper workup so that emergency surgery can be performed early on in the process. The prognosis of a newborn who receives timely surgery is excellent.
However, when a newborn suffers serious injury due to a misdiagnosed bowel obstruction, it can give rise to a medical malpractice lawsuit. These lawsuits seek compensation for the injury to the child and parents caused by this medical mistake. These cases can result in substantial settlements against the negligent doctor or hospital.
Choosing a Pediatric Malpractice Lawyer For Your Child
Although many Michigan lawyers may offer to represent you and your child in a medical malpractice case, it is important to choose a lawyer who handles serious medical malpractice cases every day and has significant experience and expertise in representing child injury victims. The hospital and doctor will have a top legal team and you need the best attorneys on your child’s side. The lawyer that you choose for your case is often the difference between receiving a fair settlement or no settlement at all.
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Contact Your Medical Malpractice Lawyer
If you suspect that your child been the victim of medical malpractice from the misdiagnosis of a bowel obstruction, you should contact our office immediately to discuss your case. There are strict time limitations for filing medical malpractice cases in Michigan and if you wait too long, your case may be barred forever. Call us now at (800) 606-1717 or simply fill out the Get Help Now box to the right of this page and “Click to Submit.” Our experience attorneys will get back to you shortly.