Birth Injuries

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How long do I have to file a birth injury claim in Kentucky?

In most situations, you have one year to file a birth injury lawsuit in Kentucky. However, there is an important exception to this general rule that may apply to your child’s birth injury case. The Kentucky Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice The Kentucky statute…

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Should I call my doctor and ask him how he could’ve hurt my baby?

You ask an important question. Throughout your pregnancy, you trusted your doctor to provide care for you and your baby. If you had a question, you did not hesitate to ask him. Now that your child has suffered a birth injury, you likely have a…

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My baby suffered a birth injury at a military hospital in Kentucky. Can I sue?

Yes, you may be able to bring a lawsuit on your child’s behalf if your child suffers a birth injury in a military hospital. Approximately 100,000 babies are born to military families each year. Some of these births occur at military hospitals such as the…

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Are my baby’s Apgar scores relevant to our birth injury case?

Within the first minute of your baby’s life and then again when your baby is five minutes old, your baby should be evaluated by medical staff in five critical areas. These areas include: Heart rate Respiratory function Skin tone Muscle tone Reflex irritability or how…

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My baby was just diagnosed with a birth injury. Should I trust what the doctor is saying about my child’s future and quality of life?

Without knowing your child’s specific diagnosis and prognosis and without hearing what the doctor told you about your child’s future and quality of life, we can’t tell you for sure whether you should trust what the doctor is telling you. That said, we can tell…

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Caring for a new baby with special needs, how will I spare the time to manage a birth injury lawsuit?

Right now you have a lot on your plate. You have a baby with special needs, you may have older children, you may have a job, and you have a household to take care of. How will you find the time to fight the legal…

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