Shoulder Dystocia

Shoulder Dystocia

Shoulder dystocia is a case when an infant’s shoulder fails to deliver directly after the head during child birth.  This becomes an emergency situation for the delivering doctors and can sometimes lead to infant fatality. There are procedures in place when shoulder dystocia is occurring and often times these procedures are performed inaccurately or too late. Unfortunately, this occurs in about one percent of vaginal births. When this happens, it’s very important to contact an experienced Wilmington Delaware Shoulder Dystocia Attorney.

Delaware Shoulder Dystocia Injury Lawyer

If you or someone you know has experienced a case in which shoulder dystocia has occurred, please call Shelsby & Leoni P.A. at (302) 995-6210 in Wilmington, Delaware or (410) 385-5612 in Baltimore, Maryland. With many years handling personal injury cases in Delaware and Maryland, Mr. Shelsby and Mr. Leoni will do everything they can to ensure that you receive the compensation in which you are entitled.

Shoulder Dystocia Injuries

Shoulder Dystocia is a major concern due to the amount of pressure that it places on the nerves during delivery.  Often times, the nerves are strained or pulled causing additional injury or the excess tension could even tear the nerve roots resulting in total dysfunction.  This could then lead to additional long term complications such as:

If your child has been injured during the birthing process you do have rights and may be entitled to benefits and compensation. An experienced Delaware Birth Injury Lawyer will be able to identify all liable parties and establish what means of compensation you are entitled to.

Contact a Baltimore Medical Malpractice Attorney

If you or a loved one has a child who has experienced shoulder dystocia, please contact the Elkton Maryland Personal Injury Attorney’s at Shelsby & Leoni P.A. at (302) 995-6210Or, you can email a Baltimore Maryland Personal Injury Attorney by clicking here.  Mr. Shelsby and Mr. Leoni only charge a fee if they recover on your behalf.  Call today to schedule your free consultation.

Mr. Shelsby and Mr. Leoni serve medical malpractice and personal injury clients in Delaware and Maryland including Wilmington, Newark, Dover, Georgetown, Christiana, Seaford, Milford, Lewes, New Castle County, Kent County, and Sussex County; Baltimore, Elkton, Bel Air, Baltimore County, Harford County, Cecil County, and Prince George’s County and in Washington, D.C.