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When you are injured it’s a stressful time, especially when the injuries are the result of another person’s negligence or actions. At Hughes and Coleman, our job is to help those who have been injured in Kentucky or Tennessee.
With more than a million people residing in the two states, residents of Kentucky and Tennessee are exposed to a multitude of potential accidents. Freeways, highways, and city streets pose a daily threat to residents. As the traffic grows so do the number of motor vehicle accidents.
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When a birth injury occurs it is a heartbreaking time for the parents. It can also cause a great deal of financial hardship. Your child could face learning disabilities and medical complications that will follow him/her throughout their life. Many times these disabilities are permanent. When the birth defect is caused by medical negligence during pregnancy or childbirth, you need to know what your rights are.
If you baby has suffered a serious birth injury as a result of medical negligence we want to help. Our birth injury lawyers understand the stress and heartbreak you are facing, as a result of medical negligence.
Type of Birth Injuries
There are a number of reasons why birth injuries occur, and there are several different types of birth injuries. The birth injury may be the result of failure of the medical staff in the labor room to monitor the baby properly before and during the birthing, and as a result missing critical warning signs. In yet other cases, the doctor(s) fails to take the necessary precautions to ensure the baby is not harmed.
Types of birth injuries that occur include cerebral palsy, subconjunctival hemorrhage, brain injuries, fractures, brachial plexus palsy, forceps lacerations and/or bruising and facial paralysis.
The consequences of a birth injury can vary widely and the emotional, physical, and financial burdens can be devastating for the parents. It can mean your child may require a lifetime of medical care and may not be able to meet their full potential.
Our Kentucky, Tennessee and Southern Indiana birth injury lawyers will ensure you receive the best possible settlement to cover your child’s medical bills, physical therapy, equipment needs, and other expenses that are the result of your baby’s birth injury. We’re here to help, Complete a free Consultation Form online or call us today.