It is very important for hospitals and medical professionals to act properly when providing care in connection to the delivery of a child. If a medical professional or hospital commits negligence when providing care in relation to the birth of a child, it can result in the child suffering harm. No infant should have to be exposed to delivery-related medical negligence.
Recently, a case has arisen in West Virginia involving allegations of delivery-related medical negligence. The case involves a woman who reportedly gave birth to a child in March of 2010. The child was reportedly delivered at a hospital in West Virginia.
The woman claims that the hospital and a doctor provided negligent care in connection to her child's delivery. The woman claims that this alleged negligent care resulted in her child suffering harm.
The woman has brought a medical malpractice lawsuit in West Virginia in connection to these allegations. Both the above-mentioned hospital and the above-mentioned doctor are named as defendants in this lawsuit. Reportedly, the woman is asking for punitive and compensatory damages in her lawsuit.
As the allegations in this medical malpractice case underscore, it can be very harmful when medical professionals and/or hospitals commit negligence in connection to the birth of a child. Thus, one hopes that medical professionals and hospitals are held accountable when they commit negligence like that alleged in this case. One also hopes that medical professionals and hospitals make sure to not act negligently when providing care in connection to the delivery of a child.
Source: The West Virginia Record, "Ripley woman names CAMC, doctor in malpractice suit," Kyla Asbury, Nov. 7, 2011