Each year, thousands of women are injured through gynecological and obstetric negligence. Whether dealing with contraception, fertility, sterilization, surgery or birth, an OB/GYN doctor is responsible for the well-being of the patient. If errors do occur, the effects can be wide-reaching and involve hemorrhaging, infertility, miscarriage, infection or even death. Although women of any age may suffer the physical consequences of family planning and childbirth malpractice, loved ones often suffer as well.
Obstetric and gynecological malpractice may include:
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