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What exactly is a birth injury suit?
It can take many years to settle or go to trial in a birth injury lawsuit. Birth injury lawsuits frequently end up in court because the parents believe the doctors did not properly treat their baby. Birth injury lawsuits are typically filed by parents seeking restitution for their losses. Hospitals, medical providers, nurses, physicians, midwives, OB-GYNs, and pediatricians can all face birth injury lawsuits. Birth injury lawsuits are also brought against those who provide prenatal and postnatal care. Birth injury lawsuits can be filed against those who did not provide the baby with the necessary care and treatment.
These include failing to properly diagnose or treat the baby, failing to provide adequate care, and failing to follow medical instructions. Birth injury lawsuits can be filed against those involved in the delivery room who were negligent. These include failing to monitor the baby properly during labor and delivery, failing to follow medical instructions, and failing to provide adequate care. Birth injury lawsuits can also be filed against individuals who were negligent during a C-section or other surgical procedure.
What Is the Average Birth Injury Settlement?
Developing a birth injury lawsuit amount is one of the most difficult aspects of any birth injury case. A birth injury lawsuit settlement amount will vary depending on several factors, including the nature of the injury, the extent of the injury, and the amount of compensation sought by the birth injury lawyer. While birth injury lawsuits can be difficult to navigate, the law in these situations is well established. As a result, birth injury lawsuits typically settle quickly.
A birth injury lawyer can conduct a birth injury investigation, prepare a birth injury lawsuit, and present a birth injury settlement offer to the birth injury defendants in about three months. Our birth injury lawyers at Hoosier Injury Attorneys Terre Haute Indiana have handled thousands of birth injury cases over the last two decades. We frequently represent birth injury victims in settlements ranging from $20,000 to $50,000. For the parents involved, birth injury cases can be extremely emotional and painful.
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