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Birth injuries caused by Kentucky midwives can be serious

If you recall, last week's blog post was about the mother who won a settlement in a birth injury lawsuit. That post might have some of our Kentucky readers wondering if the injuries their baby suffered during birth would qualify for a settlement. The quick answer to that is that there is no way of knowing unless you have your case evaluated.

In some cases, the birth injury might not have been caused by a doctor. Nurse midwives are increasingly delivering babies in this country. Many of those births occur in hospitals. Just because a nurse midwife was the birth attendant in your baby's birth doesn't mean that you should have to deal with a birth injury.

The fact of the matter is that nurse midwives can be held liable for injuries just the same as doctors can be. There are several areas that a nurse midwife must consider when they are monitoring a birth. The ultimate goal is to have a healthy baby and mother at the end of the birthing process.

If you or your baby was injured by a failure to monitor, failing to treat issues like pre-eclampsia or an infection, or failing to perform a Cesarean section when indicated, we can help you to determine how you should handle your case. You don't have to deal with injuries that occur during a birth without exploring your options for compensation.

While seeking this compensation isn't going to make the injury go away, compensation can make it easier to get the care you and your baby need. Long-term care and medical bills can get expensive, but compensation might help to minimize the impact they have on your financial situation.

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