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    Childbirth Related Medical Negligence Claims – How Do They Work?

    Childbirth used to be dangerous for both mother and child, carrying historically a 5% to 10% chance of the mother not surviving because of blood loss or indirectly through infection. Modern technology has made childbirth far safer for both mother and child. However, it isn’t always safe. Childbirth related negligence claims are still tragically common. But what counts as a childbirth related medical negligence? How do childbirth rated medical negligence claims work? Examples of Childbirth Negligence Childbirth malpractice due to hospital or neonatal caregiver negligence is a broad category. It includes uterine rupture, abnormal bleeding and placental abruption. Vaginal tears and lacerations in excess of what is normal from childbirth…