D.C. Hospital At Fault In Medical Malpractice Of HIV In Baby

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Failure To Diagnose Leads To Cerebral Palsy at a DC HospitalWhen Doctors Fail To Request the Right Tests, It Leads To Devastating Results

When a D.C. hospital failed to follow its own protocols (or patient safety rules) to test high-risk mothers to determine whether they were HIV positive, HIV was passed on to the baby. Because the hospital did not act to deliver the baby after repeated signs of fetal distress, the baby suffered brain damage and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

Simply following established procedures would have prevented this child's HIV and cerebral palsy.

If Your Child Has Been Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy, You May Have a Medical Malpractice Case Against a DC Area Hospital.

Contact our aggressive medical malpractice lawyers today to see if you may have a claim against a DC area hospital after failure to follow patient safety rules. We will help you to review your medical records to find out if your child's cerebral palsy was caused by a medical error. If your child is not meeting their developmental milestones, you should call us right away at 202-393-3320.

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