Placentia, CA asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for California

Q: What do I need to start a medical malpractice lawsuit?

My wife's birth was more complicated than her pregnancy. She was supposed to have a better birth, but it ended up being 3 and a half hours long of tremendous pushing. Despite the epidural, she still had a lot of pain. Then our baby was born with all these crazy things, like seizures, swelling in the head, not breathing, and many more weird things. One nurse tells us its distress, another that it just happened, but it caused a lot of pain and overwhelming stress. They also left my wife very very hurt and swollen, some nurses were telling us they could not believe it. We also heard them say they could not even stitch her up right, due to the swelling they caused. I would like to have some more information cause this was just not right to my wife, family and I. Especially my son. He did not deserve it.

1 Lawyer Answer
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: you need to consult with a med mal lawyer and NOT post on an open forum like this.

you will need doctors that would testify there was malpractice...rather than a bad result or just difficult pregnancy.

Theodore Allan Greene agrees with this answer

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