More than a decade and a half into the 21st century, the idea of a woman dying in childbirth in the U.S. seems impossible. However, tragically, it can and does happen all too often. In fact, women in this country are more likely to die while giving birth than those in any other developed country.
When a woman dies during or shortly after childbirth, the shock and grief to family members and loved ones are understandably overwhelming. Doctors, hospitals and other health care providers may provide what sound like reasonable explanations or perhaps they have no explanation at all. That's why it's essential for a family to get to the bottom of what happened and determine who, if anyone, can and should be held liable.
Sometimes the medical errors or negligence occurred during the mother's pregnancy. Often they occur during delivery. In some cases, they happened shortly after childbirth. At the Jasmer Law Firm, we investigate the totality of the expectant mother's medical care throughout the pregnancy and during and after delivery. We then work to pursue legal action for medical malpractice and wrongful death against any and all responsible parties.
While no amount of money can bring back a mother, there is a new baby in the world who will need care and support. There may be other children and family members who depended on the mom as a family wage earner. Of course, there are less-easily quantifiable, but still very real damages that can be sought for loss of companionship and the like. It's only right to hold those at fault financially responsible and to help prevent another family from having to suffer such an unimaginable loss.
We have two decades of experience that we can put to work for you and your family. We know that this is a truly difficult time for our clients. That's why we offer evening and weekend appointments and will come to your home or the hospital to make things more convenient for you.
We offer a free consultation, and we charge no attorney fees until and unless we recover money for you. Call us or contact us online to find out how we can help you.