Typically occurring during early labor, a uterine rupture is a potentially life-threatening event for mother and baby in which the integrity of the myometrial wall is breached.
A uterine rupture occurs when a weakened spot on the uterine wall - very often the site of a previous uterine surgery such as a C-section or fibroid removal - tears due to the strain put on it during labor and delivery.
In an incomplete rupture, the peritoneum remains intact but in a complete
Studies suggest that in women with two or more prior cesareans, the rate of rupture rises as high as 3.9 percent.
Are you wondering: How do I find a uterine rupture lawyer near me?
Ross Feller Casey attorneys have successfully handled cases involving uterine rupture and nearly all other birth-related injuries, and stand out as the recognized legal experts for such cases.
Ross Feller Casey has a team of leading doctors right on staff to help handle all birth injury cases, including Uterine Rupture lawsuits.
The firm handles cases on a contingency basis, so there will never be a cost to you unless there is a financial recovery in your case.
If you or a loved one has suffered uterine rupture or another birth injury, one of our attorneys can assist you in determining if you have a case. Ross Feller Casey offers a free case evaluation.
You may still be able to investigate a potential claim even if the injury occurred some time ago, but your time may be running out.
Please contact our office to arrange a consultation.