In a world so focused on safety, wrongful death seems like a term that should be seen less and less. Precautions are taken with cars and electronics to make them as safe as possible. But some dangers aren’t being addressed to the same degree.
Patients who enter a health care facility, especially hospitals and long-term care facilities, are at risk of contracting an infection due to conditions they are exposed to. Unfortunately, these infections are likely to be very serious. Some are resistant to the antibiotics that are available. This makes them more difficult to treat and can mean that the patient suffers even more. Infection is a leading cause of preventable death in hospitals.
The time leading up to childbirth and the act itself can be incredibly stressful. But the moment after is supposed to be one of the happiest times of your life. Finding out that you have a healthy baby and hearing the first cries from those little lungs should be a relief to all that stress. Why would you assume that there are any issues after you receive your little bundle of joy?