Placental Abruption Medical Malpractice Attorneys in NEPA

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About 1% of pregnant women will experience placental abruption.

Prior to the birth of a child, the placenta may separate from the uterus. The placental separation can be total or partial. This may result in a deprivation of oxygen to the infant placing the infant at risk for conditions and injuries which can last a lifetime. Placental abruption can even cause the death of the infant.

If diagnosed and treated properly, sometimes the consequences of placental abruption can be avoided.  

If you believe you have been the victim of inadequate medical care, and your child may have suffered a birth injury as a result. Call 570-825-9000 to speak with a member of our team of birth injury attorneys and medical malpractice experts about your case.

Latona Law has helped local families like yours for the past 30 years as we seek to bring peace of mind to your family. Our team of skilled attorneys will use our expertise and decades of experience to see if you are due any type of compensation.

If you suspect your diagnosis was caused by medical negligence, call us today at (570) 825-9000 to schedule a free consultation.


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Signs of Placental Abruption

Spotting the signs of placental abruption may be tough, especially because they occur in the later stages of pregnancy. The most common signs of placental abruption, include vaginal bleeding (80% of cases), uterine tenderness, and abdominal pain. Of course, some of these symptoms can be confused with the symptoms of an otherwise normal pregnancy.

In most cases, a medical professional should able to spot the signs of placental abruption. If you suspect that the cause of your placental abruption is a result of medical negligence or malpractice by a licensed healthcare professional, then it’s time to call a team of attorneys who specialize in placental abruption cases.

If your child suffers long-term damage or death as a result of a placental abruption then you maybe entitled to compensation and justice.

Cerebral Palsy Due To Placental Abruption.

A placental abruption will cause an infant to lose oxygen. A lack of oxygen may cause a brain injury which leads to Cerebral Palsy. In addition, a stressful or traumatic delivery, labor which has gone far too long, the failure to perform a timely or emergency C-section can cause a brain injury or a brain injury resulting in Cerebral Palsy.

Every birth injury deserves to be investigated.

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Never get discouraged, timeframes vary from a few months to even a few years. We look forward to meeting you at your free consultation and our team at Latona Law will stop at nothing to get justice for you and your family.

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