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Anesthesia is an important and indispensable tool for many surgeries and other medical procedures. By sedating a client with anesthesia, doctors can perform invasive, sensitive tasks that would otherwise be excruciatingly painful for a patient if they were awake and alert. But bringing a patient to such a deep state of unconsciousness requires powerful medication, and that medication needs to be selected, administered, and monitored with the utmost care.
Serious complications can threaten the health and lives of a newborn and a mother at any point during a pregnancy. But the risks – and the potential for serious mistakes - are the highest during labor and delivery. The actions and choices made by doctors, nurses, and delivery room staff can make all the difference between a joyous occasion and a catastrophic tragedy. One of the bigger risks and more common birth injuries during delivery - and one that can cause lifelong problems for the child - is the possibility of a brachial plexus injury.
While meeting with a personal injury attorney and filing a car accident lawsuit are necessary steps towards obtaining compensation for injuries of losses you’ve suffered, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you and your lawyer will wind up in a courtroom months or years later arguing your case in front of a judge and jury at a trial.