Pitocin Overdose & Medical Malpractice

24-Mar-2015
Almost every mother has heard of "pitocin," a synthetic form of the hormone oxytocin. Pitocin is frequently used in the hospital setting to induce or expedite labor and delivery. While it is a very popular drug, many laboring mothers will say that they were never advised of its potential ...
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Bostwick & Peterson is one of the most well-known medical malpractice and personal injury law firms throughout the entire nation. They have acquired well over $500 million for clients in San Francisco over the years, in addition to holding many state and national record for some of the verdicts and settlements achieved on behalf of injury victims. At their office, they understand that being faced with a serious injury or the wrongful death of your beloved family member due to the irresponsible actions of a medical professional will be complex and emotionally tiring. When you decide to work with an experienced San Francisco personal injury attorney from their office for your medical malpractice case, you know that you are choosing to work with a team that has over 60 years of experience.

At their San Francisco based law firm, the team helps those victims of surgical error, birth injury, wrong-site surgery, medical misdiagnosis, medication error, hospital negligence, emergency room mistakes, and all other types of errors made inside a medical facility or by a medical professional. As one of the most serious types of medical malpractice claims, birth injuries that are caused by a negligent delivery room doctor deserve to be compensated. Having to raise a child who has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Erb's palsy, or some other type of birth injury related condition will be extremely expensive, and many people do not have these types of resources. As such, having an attorney for your birth injury case, no matter the outcome of the injury, is pivotal. There are many types of injuries caused by premature delivery, post term pregnancy, and doctor errors, and you should understand your rights if your child has been a victim.

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