Placental Abruption occurs when the placenta comes away from the wall of the uterus. When placental abruption happens, urgent action is required. Failure to act quickly can result in serious injury.
Doctors and midwives should be aware of the mothers most at risk and the warning signs of Placental Abruption. The usual treatment is an emergency caesarean.
If the medical staff fail to act quickly or appropriately then mother and baby can suffer serious injury.
Our experienced medical negligence lawyers will be able to offer guidance on whether compensation is likely to be available. If injury has arisen as a result of an avoidable medical error then we will ensure that full compensation is obtained to deal with both the short term and long term needs of mother and baby including:
- care funding
- special educational needs
- cost of medical treatment
- loss of earnings
To talk to one of our medical negligence specialists about Placental Abruption claims, call our FREE Birth Injury Helpline on
0800 037 8020