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Fetal Heart Tracing During Delivery

California Birth Injury Lawyer

Monitoring the heartbeat of a baby during delivery is an exact science and gives an indication to doctors and nurses of how the baby is faring. Accelerations and decelerations in a baby's heartbeat are normal during the delivery process but there are signs that a medical practitioner must be aware of to see to the safe delivery of your child. Prolonged decelerations mean that the baby is suffering from a lack of oxygen.

Failure to respond quickly to such decelerations can cause your baby to suffer a birth injury. Hypoxia or asphyxia, cerebral palsy, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) and mental retardation can be the result of neglecting to trace the heartbeat of a baby during birth. Your child may need long term medical care after such birth injuries and may be deprived a full and healthy life. By retaining the services of a California birth injury attorney at Bostwick & Peterson LLP, you can learn your rights if medical malpractice caused your infant's injury.

Why Choose Us

With over 60 years of experience helping those with injury and medical malpractice cases, we understand how to achieve victory as evidenced by the $750 million we have collected for our clients. If your baby has suffered because of medical negligence, allow our legal team to be of service to you and your family. We fight for the rights of our clients and are dauntless in aiming for justice. Gaining compensation is not just about the financial security. It holds accountable those that failed to effectively care for your baby.

Mr. Bostwick and Mr. Peterson are members of The American Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Lawyers, Litigation Counsel of America and International Academy of Trial Lawyers. Our attorneys have the knowledge, understanding and know-how to succeed in birth injury cases and would like to be of benefit to you during this difficult time.

Contact a California birth injury lawyer if fetal heart tracing was ignored or there was a lack of response to your baby's distress during the delivery process.

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  • AV Preeminent

Testimonials From Our Clients

  • “I'm glad they were there for me every step of the way.”

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  • “Mr. Peterson and his team worked tirelessly with dedication. ”

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  • “You simply can't go wrong trusting your case to this man.”

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What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Record-Setting Birth Injury Verdicts & Settlements in Four States
  • We Have Received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"
  • We Have Been Included in the List of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Attorney James Bostwick Is a Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability
  • We Are Members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Which Is the Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers