Medical Negligence in OB/GYN Practice
Malpractice on the part of a gynecologist or obstetrician can endanger lives, health and fertility. If you or a woman in your family has suffered a serious injury as a result of a physician’s mistakes in prenatal care, perinatal care or gynecological treatment, the advice of an experienced medical malpractice lawyer can help you. To learn whether you have a chance to recover damages for OB/GYN malpractice, contact Miller & Wagner in Portland for a free consultation.
Just as in other medical malpractice cases, negligence claims against OB/GYN physicians need the support of doctors who can provide qualified and credible opinions about the specific mistakes that injured the patient. As a former medical malpractice defense attorney, Dave Miller has access to an outstanding network of physicians who can review the facts of your situation and identify the signs of negligence.
Dave Miller’s reputation for skill and integrity among Oregon physicians means that many of our law firm’s medical malpractice referrals actually come from doctors who suspect malpractice on the part of a physician who treated a member of their family.
Miller & Wagner represents people who have suffered serious injuries through substandard medical care during high-risk pregnancy, childbirth or surgery. Examples of OB/GYN malpractice can include:
- Failure to diagnose or treat pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH), also known as preeclampsia
- Failure to diagnose or treat gestational diabetes
- Surgery errors during a hysterectomy or c-section delivery
- Mistakes in testing for Down syndrome and other congenital disorders
- Birth injuries
- Failure to diagnose cervical cancer in time for adequate treatment
If we determine that medical malpractice was responsible for serious complications, you can count on Miller & Wagner to present your damages claim with every aspect of your injuries and losses thoroughly documented. Our attention to detail in the proof of damages against doctors and their insurers can help you recover the compensation you need. It can also help promote a favorable settlement that can save you the time and uncertainty of a trial.