Category Archives: Wrongful Death

Actor’s Son Dies Following Delayed C-Section

Tragically, according to the British media, the son of actor Jamie King, who has appeared on The Tudors, died recently from severe brain damage following his birth.  According to the Telegraph, the mother involved in the birth had her C-Section delayed for 12 hours and the actor apparently believes it lead to his son’s fatal injuries. According the news source, the boy lived just five days earlier this month following his birth. A coroner ruled that the boy was “born in poor condition and died due to a delay in his delivery,” the news outlet reported. The child was allegedly deprived of oxygen during the birthing process, leading to severe brain injuries. King is now urging couples to take notes during deliveries to avoid conflicts with healthcare providers. England has NHS, which provides services for citizens, and the actor has told reporters that parents should be cautious so “no one…
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In Which Situations Would a Doctor Order a Cesarean Section?

The loss of a child is not something any amount of money can help a family recover from. Unfortunately, the death of a child during a delivery can be devastating emotionally for all parties involved. A family preparing itself mentally to have a child, and then having that life taken away, is unfathomable. This is why healthcare providers must be held liable whenever negligence contributes to the death of a baby. Recently, a woman in New Jersey filed a lawsuit against a hospital and its attending staff after her son was pronounced dead after its birth. The woman claimed in her filing that she should have been offered a cesarean birth following labor difficulties. The child, which was delivered in 2010, reportedly weighed 10 pounds, making him too large to be delivered via vaginal delivery. The baby reportedly suffered bradycardia and was pronounced dead 25 minutes after the delivery. How…
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Can You Sue Your Medical Provider If Your Child Dies Following Its Birth? Inmate Files Lawsuit after Alleged Botched Delivery

According to the Wichita Times Record News, a woman who was being held on drug charges in a county jail in Texas has filed a lawsuit after she delivered a baby who died while she was in solitary confinement. The newspaper reported that Nicole Guerrero is suing Wichita County, Sheriff David Duke, Correctional Healthcare Management, Inc. and Ladonna Anderson for breaching the duty of care owed to her, and for medical malpractice. Guerrero was being held in the Wichita County Jail in 2012 on a drug possession charge and was pregnant at the time. On June 11, she reportedly went to a doctor and was told the child had no complications. She was prescribed a medication and supplement by the doctor. The same day she allegedly began experiencing labor symptoms. However, Anderson, who listened to the baby’s heartbeat, sent her back to her cell. Later, her symptoms intensified. “Recognizing that…
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