Can i sue the hospital for not asking the father of my child if he wanted to cut the umbilical cord?

Asked about 1 year ago - Mount Wolf, PA

instead of asking him they let a training nurse do it.

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  1. Christian K. Lassen II


    Contributor Level 20


    Lawyers agree

    Answered . I'm sorry, but no.

  2. Jennifer L. Ellis

    Contributor Level 16


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    Answered . I am sorry your husband was denied the experience. Unfortunately, no, there is no medical malpractice here. Medical malpractice involved harm caused as a result of failing to keep to certain standards. Fortunately there is no physical damage to be had here, and no failure of the standard of medical care doctors and nurses are required to follow.

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  3. Josh P Tolin

    Contributor Level 18


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    Answered . No. Maybe not the best practice by not asking, but not malpractice.

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