It is very important for medical professionals to not act negligently when providing a woman with care in relation to a pregnancy. When medical professionals fail to act properly during the course of providing such care, it can cause a great deal of harm. Sadly, such negligence can sometimes even have fatal results.
Recently, a wrongful death case involving allegations of the above-mentioned type of negligence has arisen in Texas. The case involves a woman who was pregnant with twins.
The woman’s family alleges that negligence occurred in connection to the medical care the woman received in relation to her pregnancy. According to the woman’s family, included among this alleged negligence was a medication error.
The woman’s family claims that the negligence that allegedly occurred in connection to the pregnancy-related care the woman received resulted in the woman and her two unborn children dying.
According to the Ultimate Bellaire article which reported this story, a lawsuit has been brought by the woman’s family in a court in Texas in connection to these allegations. This lawsuit reportedly names multiple medical professionals as defendants. It has been reported that the woman’s family is asking for damages in this lawsuit. One wonders what will happen in this case and how it will ultimately be resolved.
As the allegations in this case underscore, it can be extremely harmful when a medical professional commits negligence during the course of providing a patient with pregnancy-related care. Thus, one hopes that all medical professionals make sure to act properly when providing such care.
Source: Ultimate Bellaire, “Woman, unborn twins die, Bellaire physician sued,” Glenna Herald, July 6, 2012