Birth Injury to Mother Medical Negligence Claims with Sweeney Solicitors
The birth of a child is a monumental event in the life of a mother. While much attention is rightfully
given to the well-being of the newborn, the mother’s health and safety are of paramount
importance as well. Tragically, there are times when medical negligence during childbirth leads to
injuries or complications for the mother. At Sweeney Solicitors, we stand by mothers affected by
such negligence, championing their rights and ensuring they receive the justice they deserve.
Understanding Birth Injury to Mother Medical Negligence
Injuries or complications to the mother during childbirth due to medical negligence can manifest in
- Perineal Tears: While some tearing is common during childbirth, severe tears can occur if not
managed or repaired properly.
- Anaesthesia Errors: Mistakes during the administration of epidurals or anaesthetics leading
to prolonged pain or other complications.
- Post-Partum Haemorrhage: Failure to manage excessive bleeding after birth.
- Infections: Not diagnosing or treating infections that arise after childbirth.
- Instrumental Injuries: Injuries resulting from the improper use of forceps, vacuum, or other
- Cesarean Section Complications: Including infections, injuries to organs, or poorly managed
The Implications of Such Negligence
Negligence during childbirth can lead to:
- Prolonged physical recovery and potential long-term health issues.
- Emotional and psychological trauma.
- Extended hospital stays or further surgical interventions.
- Impacts on the ability to care for the newborn or other children.
Pursuing a Claim with Sweeney Solicitors
If you have experienced an injury due to medical negligence during childbirth, it’s essential to know
- Comprehensive Investigation: We delve into all medical records, procedural details, and
witness testimonies to construct a robust case.
- Engaging with Experts: Collaborating with medical professionals offers deeper insights into
the nature and impact of the negligence.
- Clear Communication: We keep you informed about the viability of your claim, potential
compensation, and next steps.
- Tenacious Representation: From consultations to courtroom representation, we ensure your
voice is heard and your rights defended.
Childbirth should be a joyous occasion, but when marred by medical negligence leading to injuries to
the mother, it can become a distressing and traumatic event. At Sweeney Solicitors, our primary goal
is to stand by you during these challenging times, offering expertise, understanding, and unwavering
support. If you or a loved one has suffered from birth injury due to medical negligence, reach out to
us. Together, we’ll ensure justice is served and your rights protected.