Helping Families After A Birth Injury
A birth injury is a heartbreaking thing. Although not all birth injuries can be prevented, a great many are caused by negligent medical professionals who should have taken measures to prevent them.
- Was your baby injured during delivery?
- Did your doctor delay a C-section, injuring your baby?
- Did your doctor fail to diagnose a condition during your pregnancy that caused a birth injury?
At Bolus Law Offices, we represent Kentucky and southern Indiana parents whose children have been injured at birth as well as mothers who were injured during delivery. Call 866-854-2804, or contact our Louisville law office online.
Types Of Birth Injuries
At Bolus Law Offices, we represent families who have been affected by preventable birth injuries including:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Erb’s palsy
- Shoulder dystocia
- Bone fractures
- Facial paralysis
- Brain injuries
It can be difficult for parents to recognize birth injuries. Many parents are unable to identify the medical indicators of a birth injury, particularly when hospitals quickly deny any wrongdoing.
If you suspect your baby was injured during labor or delivery, or if you suspect a doctor or hospital was negligent in some way, contact an attorney as soon as possible. Our law firm can help you determine whether your baby’s injuries were caused by negligence. Attorney James M. Bolus’ wife, Tana Bolus, is a registered nurse in an emergency room.
Causes of Birth Injury
- Oxygen deprivation
- Improper use of forceps
- Delaying a C-section
- Prolonged labor
- Failure to treat gestational diabetes
- Failure to recognize birth defects and accommodate for them in delivery
- Failure to diagnose pre-eclampsia (a rise in blood pressure/hypertension during pregnancy)
It is the responsibility of hospitals, doctors and other medical professionals to take measures to prevent birth injuries. However, many hospitals are understaffed. Many medical professionals are overworked. And innocent mothers and babies are suffering as a result.
Led by attorney James “Bo” Bolus, our law firm aggressively represents families affected by birth injuries. Often, the effects of a birth injury last a lifetime — as do the costs of treatment and care. Our goal is to help families recover maximum compensation to cover medical bills, rehabilitative costs, physical therapy, assistive products, and other expenses.
We have obtained several million-dollar settlements on behalf of injured clients and their families.
To discuss a potential medical malpractice lawsuit with a lawyer for free, contact our law office online or at 866-854-2804. Located in the heart of downtown Louisville, Bolus Law Offices offers effective legal services for people injured in Kentucky and Indiana.