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Obstetric Injury Lawyers

Advocating For Women Injured During Childbirth

Though most births go smoothly and leave the mother unharmed, there are potential medical errors that can cause catastrophic and fatal injuries to an expectant or delivering mother. When a mother is seriously or fatally injured during birth, her family will suffer from extreme worry / grief and be burdened with questions as to what went wrong and who is at fault.

An experienced medical malpractice attorney can help you address many of the questions and concerns that you may have. The lawyers at Ray Gupta & Associates, LLC, in Chicago, Illinois understand that you and your loved ones are facing a very difficult and challenging time. We will work with you to recover the compensation you need to pay medical bills and help you find answers to move towards justice.

We represent clients in Cook County, Lake County, Du Page County, Kane County, Will County, Northwest Indiana and the surrounding towns, communities and counties. We will help you through this.

Pursuing Justice On Behalf Of Injured Mothers

If you or your loved one has sustained a life-changing obstetric (childbirth) injury, we understand that pursuing legal action is about justice and finding answers as to what went wrong.  The only way to create systemic change in the health care industry is by holding negligent doctors, hospitals, nurses and other health care providers accountable for their actions. Our birth injury law firm has helped numerous women who have been seriously injured due to preventable mistakes of health care professionals. For example, we represented a 25-year-old woman whose uterus ruptured during labor due to substandard care from her doctor. She will never be able to have children. We also represented a 35-year-old woman who lost her baby and her uterus after she was given too much Pitocin during labor.

Types Of Injuries During Childbirth

There are many things that can go wrong during childbirth. We will carefully review medical records to determine whether negligence or an error resulted in injuries, including:

  • Bladder and other organ nicks
  • C-section surgical errors
  • Hemorrhage
  • Lack of oxygen leading to brain damage
  • Nerve and tissue damage from an episiotomy
  • Pitocin overdose and other labor-inducing drugs
  • Ruptured uterus
  • Vaginal birth after C-section (VBAC) injuries

Gupta Law Group is skilled in identifying the erroneous decisions and negligent actions that lead to catastrophic injuries and wrongful death during the labor and delivery process.  We will collect relevant medical documentation, contact witnesses, consult with experts and meticulously prepare your case for trial.

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Cases are taken on a contingency fee basis.  You pay NO FEE unless we recover damages for you.