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Pregnancy Complications

The ultimate goal of every pregnancy is the delivery of a healthy baby as well as preservation of health of the mother throughout. Prenatal care should offer expectant mothers and their doctors the opportunity to discover risk factors and address them with state-of-the-art treatments and birthing strategies.

Examples of pregnancy complications that OB-GYNs should be alert for include:

  • Maternal diabetes
  • Preeclampsia
  • Placenta previa
  • Transfusion problems between twins
  • HELLP syndrome: H (hemolysis [the breakdown of red blood cells]), EL (elevated liver enzymes) and LP (low platelet count)
  • Genetic or congenital fetal defects

Quality prenatal care typically includes tests such as screening blood studies and ultrasounds that should alert doctors to the presence of complications such as these. Prenatal care that begins early in pregnancy offers an obstetrician ample time to address those conditions appropriately. Correction of some pregnancy complications can prevent injury to a developing fetus and/or an expectant mother.

Untreated Pregnancy Complications May Lead To Lifelong Injury

Attorneys at Britcher Leone, LLC, know from experience that an OB-GYN's negligence during the period of prenatal care may ultimately result in birth injuries. An undetected or undiagnosed genetic or congenital defect may be cause for a wrongful birth claim in some cases.

After a birth injury, you may want to discuss whether you have a case with a knowledgeable birth injury attorney. Britcher Leone, LLC, offers valuable information and advocacy for parents of newborns who have suffered harm because of medical errors.

One of our attorneys is a medical doctor. Our staff includes a registered nurse. Our extensive medical knowledge strengthens our clients' birth injury cases, as do our legal accomplishments. One of our lawyers, E. Drew Britcher, is certified by the New Jersey Supreme Court as a Civil Trial Attorney. He has taken more than 80 medical malpractice cases to trial. Knowledge and insight gained through such backgrounds helps us to effectively prepare our birth injury cases involving pregnancy complications.

Contact The New Jersey Birth Injury Attorneys Of Britcher Leone, LLC

We provide a free initial consultation to discuss birth injuries. If we accept your case, we will handle it on a contingent fee basis. You will not pay attorneys' fees unless we are successful in your birth injury case involving unmitigated pregnancy complications. Call 866-713-1795 or contact us online to schedule your free initial consultation.

"The mission of Britcher Leone, LLC is to unite the professional disciplines of medicine and law to help the victims of physicians' malpractice and serious personal injury restore their future and the future of their families."
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