A pregnant woman who showed positive for group B strep when pregnant was overlooked at time of delivery and so no antibiotics were given until the following day.
Modern Medicine Cases
No follow up was given to a woman with lump on breast after baby is born.
Shoulder dystocia occurred during delivery of a large baby and doctor was sued for not performing C/S.
A woman at 36 weeks' gestation had an external fetal monitor placed about 2 hours after her arrival at the hospital.
Pregnant teenager goes into labor and family practitioner attempts delivery using vacuum extractor.
A woman was admitted to the hospital with a twin pregnancy and spontaneous rupture of membranes.
After complicated delivery with shoulder dystocia, child sustains posterior brachial plexus injury, resulting in Erb's palsy.
After forceps delivery and fourth-degree laceration, patient sues for ineffective repair, suffers from incontinence, and the child has CP.
A 47-year-old woman has pulmonary embolism after laparoscopy to treat bilateral ovarian cysts.
A 41-year-old woman undergoes an abdominal hysterectomy and sues for negligence.