Induced Labor/C-Section

Induced labor / C-section


Car accidents are extremely dangerous, but they are especially dangerous to a pregnant woman. Car accidents can cause a pregnant woman to prematurely go into labor, potentially harming both mother and child. Car accidents are the leading cause of fetal death

Common Causes of Induced Labor/C-Section from Car Accidents

  • Airbag deployment​
  • Forceful impact​
  • Stress of the accident​
  • Hitting the dashboard or steering wheel of the car ​

Pregnancy Injuries from Car Accident

  • Miscarriage
  • Premature Birth​
  • Birth Defects​
  • High Risk Pregnancy ​
  • Placenta Abruption​
  • PFetal Trauma​

How it Can Affect your Life

Induced labor or c-section procedures can affect both the mother and baby from the car accident. Induced labor can cause complications to the baby by lowering their heart rate, reducing their amount of  oxygen, and putting stress on the unborn child. Induced labor can affect the lives of both mother and baby for the rest of their lives. In some, very tragic cases, premature induced labor and c-section procedures will lead to developmental problems in the baby that can effect them for the rest of their lives. 


Recovery from induced labor or a c-section depends on the severity of the accident, but both the baby and the mother will need time to heal from the accident. Every case is different, but hopefully both the mother and the child will make a full recovery, and the child doesn’t suffer from any long term developmental problems. 

Get Help from a Personal Injury Attorney

If you’ve been in an accident that resulted in you, or someone you love, needing to induce labor or have a c-section to save their baby, get in touch with a personal injury lawyer. We know that having a baby, and recovering from your accident are going to be your primary concerns, but you should see if the responsible party or parties of your accident can be held responsible. You can recover damages for your medical bills, suffering, and other damages to your person or property. The Murphy Law Firm has a team of experienced personal injury lawyers who will fight for you and try to recover maximum compensation on your behalf. Don’t be a victim twice. Call Murphy Law Firm at (225) 928-8800 to speak with a personal injury attorney today. 


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