Retained Placenta after a C Section

Retained Placenta is when not all of the placenta is delivered with your baby. It can lead to a serious infection and you could be entitled to compensation.

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Make a claim for Retained Placenta following a C-Section

Following a C-section, the likelihood of suffering from retained placenta is increased due to the possibility of the placenta embedding itself in scar tissue.

After a C-section, any remaining placental products should be removed and checked thoroughly so that none remain. Failing to do that could lead to infection.

Failing to remove placental products after a C-section could be considered negligence, and you could be entitled to compensation.

Expert Birth Injury Lawyers

At Blackwater Law, our medical negligence lawyers understand that the stresses and shock of complications following a c-section can take their toll on the family and impact your finances. That’s why we undertake all medical negligence cases – including those for retained placenta – on a no-win, no-fee basis.

Blackwater Law operates all medical negligence cases on a no-win, no-fee basis, providing you with risk-free peace of mind. Blackwater Law is independently recognised as having a leading team of medical negligence solicitors by The Legal 500 – an independent directory of the UK’s top law firms.

Have you suffered from retained placenta?

Speak to a member of our expert birth injury team. Find out if you can claim compensation.

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Blackwater Law successfully represented the family of baby Blake in making a midwife negligence claim after the community midwife failed to notice a severe medical abnormality.

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