COMPLICATED VAGINAL DELIVERY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Delayed Diagnosis of Cerebral Hemorrhage Leads to Neurological Defects COMPLICATED VAGINAL DELIVERY Expert Case

…  admitted to the hospital due to preeclampsia. Prior to the delivery, the patient continued to have excruciating headaches. The patient had a normal delivery, after which her headaches began to subside. After almost 48 hours in …

Delayed Diagnosis Of Bacterial Infection Causes Premature Twin Birth COMPLICATED VAGINAL DELIVERY Expert Case

This case involves a female patient who was confirmed by ultrasound to have a twin pregnancy. The patient was seen by her obstetrician at 22 weeks gestation with complaints of leaking clear fluid and pelvic pain. The obstetrician did not measure cervic …

Premature Newborn Not Treated Because Of Miscalculated Gestational Age COMPLICATED VAGINAL DELIVERY Expert Case

…  preterm neonate with conflicting Apgars recorded post delivery. Following the second Apgar reading, the neonate was presumed dead and …  physician regarding intervention considerations prior to delivery. Approximately 30 minutes post delivery, the father went to visit …

Woman Suffers Permanent Reproductive Damage After Breech Birth COMPLICATED VAGINAL DELIVERY Expert Case

…  involves a first-time mother who experienced a traumatic delivery after her doctors failed to address her breech presentation before …  complaining of cramps. The doctor then performed a vaginal exam as well as an ultrasound, which revealed that the patient’s baby …

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery COMPLICATED VAGINAL DELIVERY Expert Case

Child Sustains Cognitive Damage During Urgent Delivery

…  fetal distress. The decision was made to proceed to urgent delivery via vacuum extraction. During the extraction additional complications, …  The infant suffered a number of injuries during her delivery, and was eventually diagnosed with cerebral palsy. It was alleged that …

Infant Dies After Complicated Vaginal Delivery COMPLICATED VAGINAL DELIVERY Expert Case

Infant Dies After Complicated Vaginal Delivery

…  with body movements. The patient also reported some vaginal bleeding that started a few hours prior to her arrival at the hospital. …  noted with mild variability present on the tracings. Upon delivery of the infant, the baby was severely cyanotic and did not breathe …