Labor and Delivery Errors

Labor and Delivery Errors

ST. LOUIS BIRTH INJURY LAWYERS Missouri Medical Malpractice Attorneys Labor is a natural process, but many deliveries require the attentive and watchful care of an obstetrician. If the delivering physician makes a mistake, the resulting labor and delivery errors can result in serious complications to mother or child, or even death. At Devereaux, Stokes, Fernandez &…

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Erb’s Palsy

Erb’s Palsy

ST. LOUIS ERB’S PALSY LAWYERS Missouri Birth Injury Attorneys If your child has Erb’s Palsy, he or she may face a life without full use of the arm, experience psychological humiliation during adolescence and have limited earning ability as an adult. You may be able to obtain compensation for the physical effects, mental suffering and reduced…

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Delayed C-Section

Delayed C-Section

MISSOURI DELAYED C-SECTION LAWYER High-quality, responsible obstetrical care should include identifying and planning for risk factors. When an expectant mother has a condition that may indicate a possible need for a C-section, an obstetrician and the whole birthing team at a hospital should be on the alert. If risk factors are strong enough, it is…

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Maternal Death

Maternal Death

MISSOURI MATERNAL DEATH LAWYER The topic of this web page brings to mind sad cases this law firm has handled in which husbands, children and parents suddenly lost a beloved new mother during childbirth or shortly thereafter. Complications during pregnancy, labor, deliver and the postnatal period can take the life of a new mother without…

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

ST LOUIS CEREBRAL PALSY ATTORNEYS Attorneys Representing Birth Injury Victims A birth injury like Cerebral Palsy, whatever the cause or circumstances, often results in a lifetime of challenges for the baby and his or her family. The AV-rated* trial attorneys of Devereaux, Stokes, Fernandez & Leonard have served the interests of birth injury victims in…

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Birth Injury

Birth Injury

ST LOUIS BIRTH INJURY LAWYERS In minutes, a baby’s future prospects can be seriously diminished as a result of lack of oxygen or damage to nerves caused by forceps or other faulty birthing maneuvers by an obstetrician or by a delay in performing an urgently needed C-Section. A hypoxic or anoxic brain injury occurring in…

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