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Medical negligence blamed for child’s birth injuries

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An Iowa mother has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a state-run hospital and her doctors after she says negligence led to a delayed and unsafe delivery of her son that injured them both.

In February 2008, the woman arrived at the hospital in active labor but did not have a Caesarean section until more than eight hours later. As a result, her son was born with a skull fracture, a skull deformity, and subdural hemorrhages.

The mother’s bladder was lacerated during the operation and later became infected, leading to a wound separation, bowel obstruction, a pelvis abscess, and forcing her to use a feeding tube.

If your child was hurt during delivery due to medical negligence, contact the birth injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier, S.C. at 800-242-2874.