U.S. Maternal Mortality Rates on the Rise

By Ava LawsonBirth Injury Attorney

How can a medically and technologically-advanced first-world country have one of the world’s highest maternal morbidity rates? According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, some 50,000 expectant or new mothers suffer life-threatening complications in the U.S. every year, many of which leave them emotionally traumatized, infertile and financially devastated. A 2015 study published in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology found that …

Birth Related Injuries

  Finding out that your child is the victim of a birth related injury can be very hard on all parties involved. After all, as far as delivering babies is concerned, the lives of both mother and child are in the hands of the healthcare professionals. They are responsible for making sure that all medical decisions and actions are in …