Unfortunately, many infants suffer significant brain injury due to the lack of proper fetal monitoring. In the worst cases, an infant suffers fetal brain injury due to a lack of oxygen. During labor and delivery, obstetricians and obstetrical nurses are obligated to continue to maintain and review the fetal heart strip. These are usually recorded either electronically or in paper form.
A brain injury to a fetus is often caused by hypoxia or a lack of oxygen for a variety of reasons. If timely intervention occurs, the infant completely recovers. However, if medical practitioners do not intervene in a timely fashion, the infant can suffer permanent brain injury. As such, it is important that the fetal heart strip, which detects fetal distress, be timely reviewed and medical practitioners intervene in a timely fashion.
Patberg Law Firm has extensive experience regarding fetal brain injuries which occurred during labor and delivery. Every family, mother and infant have the right to quality medical care to be safe from these devastating injuries, such as brain injuries. If your child has suffered such an unfortunate event, the Patberg Law Firm will help you. Future issues such as medical expenses and possible life long consequences must be addressed. If you have any questions or your child has suffered such an injury, contact Attorney Rolf Patberg at the Patberg Law Firm at 412-232-3500 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.