St. Paul Eclampsia Death Lawyers
When an expectant mother develops a condition such as preeclampsia or eclampsia during pregnancy, her obstetrician owes her a duty of care to:
- Diagnose the condition
- Monitor changes and prepare to act quickly to prevent complications from spiraling out of control
- Observe changes in blood pressure or urine protein that may indicate a need for bed rest or, if the delivery due date is not far off, an early induced delivery or cesarean section
- Administer appropriate treatments during delivery, such as oxygen
Eclampsia or preeclampsia does not have to result in a health crisis for the mother and/or the baby. With proper monitoring and treatment, many mothers with one or both conditions have had healthy outcomes: successful delivery, healthy babies and good recovery of post-natal health for the mothers.
A doctor’s failure to respond appropriately to changes in a pregnant woman’s health can lead to maternal death, birth injury or damage to the mother’s organs. If you suspect that the mother or baby or both suffered harm because an obstetrician did not treat eclampsia or preeclampsia properly, consult with a medical malpractice attorney.
Based in Eagan, Bennerotte & Associates, P.A., has helped many Minnesota clients who had suffered injury and losses recover compensation to cover medical costs and related losses. We are prepared to evaluate your potential eclampsia-related medical malpractice claim if you or your family member suffered harm because of a health care provider’s negligence. See some of our client testimonials to get an idea of how we can help you through a claim related to injuries caused by misdiagnosis or delayed treatment of eclampsia or pre-eclampsia.
Did Your Preeclampsia During Pregnancy Go Undiagnosed Or Untreated? Contact Us.
Contact us at 651-364-6807 to schedule a free consultation after a St. Paul or Minneapolis eclampsia death. Attorneys at our firm can explain how to bring an injury or wrongful death claim.
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