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Fast and firm action necessary after a birth injury in Kentucky

The joyful experience of birth is something that sometimes eludes women. This is the case when the woman or her baby are injured during labor and delivery. In some cases, the injuries might have been prevented if the medical staff had reacted in a proper manner when certain situations arise during the labor or birth process.

Breech births in Kentucky bring high risk when done traditionally

There are dangers to babies who are born vaginally when they are in the breech position. Doing the procedure this way could lead, in some cases, to a birth injury or to other complications. Despite that, new reports have been indicating that vaginal birth is still being used in quite a lot of cases for breech babies.

Kentucky court dismisses lawsuit, cites statute of limitations

You trust your doctors to make an accurate diagnosis. When you discover that you haven't been given the right diagnosis, you might decide to seek compensation from the doctor through a medical malpractice lawsuit. It is vital that the lawsuit be filed within the statute of limitations or you run the risk of your lawsuit being thrown out. A recent case shows how important it is for the misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose lawsuit to be filed within the limit, which is one year in Kentucky.

Nursing home neglect can be signaled by violations of rights

All nursing home residents have legal rights that help them avoid being the victim of any sort of elder abuse or neglect. For nursing home residents and their family members, becoming familiar with those rights is vital to ensure these rights aren't infringed upon. In some cases, a violation of these basic rights is an indication that the resident might become the victim of nursing home neglect or abuse.

What causes a birth injury like cerebral palsy?

While there are many different birth injuries, one of the most common is cerebral palsy. Technically, it is possible for cerebral palsy to develop in a baby before it is born, but it has been found that various mistakes or complications that happen while the baby is being born can also lead to it. The following are some of the top reasons, which are important to know for anyone in Kentucky who believes that their child was injured during birth.

What causes a birth injury like cerebral palsy?

While there are many different birth injuries, one of the most common is cerebral palsy. Technically, it is possible for cerebral palsy to develop in a baby before it is born, but it has been found that various mistakes or complications that happen while the baby is being born can also lead to it. The following are some of the top reasons, which are important to know for anyone in Kentucky who believes that their child was injured during birth.

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