Disclaimer: the material presented in the article below should only be considered as a general overview regarding the legal process following a birth-related injury. Should you, or anyone you know, find yourself in this situation, it’s best that you speak to a local attorney who is well-versed in medical malpractice cases involving pregnancy.
Giving birth is one of best miracles a woman can experience, but there are times when this magical experience becomes tragic one. Birth injury may occur to the mother and the child, and if you’re a mother who has been affected by a birth injury, you may live to endure these wounds for a lifetime. Aside from physical pain, you may end up paying expensive medical bills, experiencing emotional and psychological distress, and losing essential working time. Fortunately, you and your family can now file for damages against the people responsible for the birth injury. The question now hangs, what to do legally if you had a birth injury after pregnancy?