Medical Malpractice Dictionary: Birth injury


Birth injury: Childbirth is a medical procedure with a high degree of risk and one that leads reasonably commonly to medical malpractice lawsuits. Obstetricians are one specialty with a higher than average level of malpractice cases. Some of the common conditions involving birth injury and medical malpractice are cerebral palsy and Erb's palsy.

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