The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that about 12 percent of married women aged 15 to 49 in the United States are unable to get pregnant after one year of trying. And about 13 percent of women aged 15 to 49 years in the United States have difficulty getting pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. But fertility is not just a woman’s problem. Men also struggle with infertility even though it is often thought of as a woman’s problem. With advances in medical science and technology, people suffering from infertility now have options in their struggle to bear a child.
If you have suffered injury as a result of fertility malpractice, you may be entitled to compensation for your losses. If you would like to discuss your fertility malpractice claim, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance as soon as possible. With our years of experience in medical malpractice, Youman & Caputo can help you.
Discuss your claim with one of our Philadelphia fertility malpractice lawyers who will protect your rights and get you the full compensation you deserve. Call us today to schedule your free consultation.
Technology has given options to many different groups in society who desire to have a child of their own. There are treatments for women, men, single women, same-sex couples, and women who want to preserve their fertility. Fertility treatments, sometimes referred to as assisted reproductive technology (ART), include:
Technology is advancing everyday and people struggling with infertility have options to help them fulfill their dream of having their own child.
Human error is a constant variable in every area of medicine. Advancement in technology has not eliminated the possibility of errors that can cause injury to patients in ART. Some of these errors include:
To make a successful claim for fertility malpractice and get compensation for your injury, you must prove all elements of negligence. You have to prove that your doctor or the fertility center did not act with reasonable care to avoid causing you injury.
The following are the elements that must be proven:
Proving these elements requires evidence related to your fertility treatment. Obtaining your medical records and all the evidence related to your fertility treatment can be difficult. You will need the assistance of a medical malpractice attorney who understands the legal processes and has access to medical professionals who can evaluate your case. These medical experts can also provide expert evidence to prove that your doctor’s actions fell below the reasonably expected standard of care.
Let us put our years of experience to work for you. Call Youman & Caputo at (215) 302-1999 to speak with our Philadelphia fertility malpractice lawyers.
Discussing your situation with a fertility clinic negligence lawsuit attorney is one of the most important things that you should do if you believe that the negligent actions of a doctor or a clinic resulted in your reproductive harm. For more information, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance with a fertility center negligence lawsuit attorney. The consultation is free and you will not owe any fee or costs unless we win your case.