To cut or not to cut: that is the question

Watch this video of an episiotomy being performed despite the patient’s plea to stop. Does she have a case for malpractice?

Eighty lawyers turned down this case before a civil rights attorney agreed to handle it. A Californian woman is suing her obstetrician because he insisted on performing an episiotomy despite her pleading for him not to go ahead.

The entire delivery was videoed but the portion below