Category: Birth Injury

What Types of Damages Can I Seek in a Birth Injury Claim?

Birth Injury | August 26, 2022

A birth injury is the last thing that parents expect to happen when welcoming a new baby. Unfortunately, doctors and OBGYNs can make dangerous mistakes and lapses in judgment that put infants’ lives at risk during pregnancy, labor and delivery. While nothing can ever right this terrible wrong, obtaining fair financial compensation (damages) from the…

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Full Guide to Birth Asphyxia: Signs, Causes and Effects

Birth Injury | July 4, 2022

Many different things can go wrong during pregnancy, labor and delivery. Some complications, however, can be avoided with preventive measures, such as identifying risk factors in the mother and carefully monitoring the baby for signs of distress during childbirth. It is a physician’s duty to prevent serious medical conditions whenever possible. This includes birth asphyxia….

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Can Punitive Damages Be Awarded in Birth Injury Cases?

Birth Injury | April 15, 2022

No family anticipates the trauma of a birth injury after the delivery of a newborn. Unfortunately, medical malpractice in Kentucky causes many preventable birth injuries each year. If your child gets diagnosed with a birth injury, your family may be entitled to financial compensation, or damages, for many different types of losses. If the doctor…

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How HJVE Law Can Help with Birth Injury Cases

Birth Injury | June 10, 2019

Injuries during birth can happen for a variety of reasons. When the injury is a result of medical malpractice, negligence or careless mistake by the healthcare provider, you have the right to hold them accountable. At HJVE, we represent both the mother and/or child. We focus on several different birth injuries including the following: Swelling…

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Boy with Cerebral Palsy will receive Stem-Cell Therapy in 2018

Birth Injury | March 30, 2018

Jay Shetty is a 7-year-old boy from London and was born with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy (CP), is a muscle disorder caused by brain damage, possibly during birth. The disorder impacts the part of the brain responsible for controlling muscles. In Jay’s case, he suffered a collapsed lung during birth. This resulted in a lack…

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Unilateral Cerebral Palsy (UCP)

Birth Injury | March 30, 2018

In March, we raise awareness for Cerebral Palsy (CP). There are different types of CP that many do not know about. All types of cerebral palsy involve brain injury or damage caused during birth. If this is the case, CP can be attributed to medical malpractice since the injury occurred during the birthing process. Unilateral…

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March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month

Birth Injury | March 27, 2018

Whenever a child is born with Cerebral Palsy, the family has a lot to prepare for. A lot of care is needed, which impacts how much time the family has for other things. Unfortunately, Cerebral Palsy demands the family manages their time and money well. Cerebral Palsy is a muscle disorder caused by permanent damage…

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