An article in the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons has asserted that African-American women face such high premature birth rates likely because of medical negligence and malpractice.
African-Americans are 3 times more likely to have premature birth 32 weeks before gestation and 4 times more likely 28 weeks before gestation, compared to non-African-Americans.
Such cases of medical negligence are very costly. On average people are awarded $2 million for medical negligence in childbirth.
If you feel that you have or someone you know has experienced medical negligence in the process of childbirth, contact the Racine personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® via phone at 262-554-6200 or via their website.