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Childbirth should be one of life’s most cherished experiences. Unfortunately, obstetricians, nurses, and other health care providers who care for mothers and babies before, during, or immediately after childbirth can make critical errors that impact victims and families for the rest of their lives.
As a law firm that’s earned national recognition for our work in complex medical malpractice cases, Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge has extensive experience representing injured mothers, newborns, and families in civil lawsuits involving a range of preventable injuries. If you or your child has been harmed by negligence, we want to help.
Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge is led by Attorney Randall Kinnard, an award-winning trial lawyer and member of the illustrious Inner Circle of Advocates, an invite-only organization comprised of the nation’s top 100 plaintiffs’ trial lawyers. Since 1977, Attorney Kinnard and our firm have been trusted by clients and colleagues across the region. Here are just a few reasons why:
If you or your child suffered harm you believe was caused by substandard care, our team is available to help. Contact us to learn about your legal options during a FREE consultation.
Birth injury lawsuits are civil claims in which victims seek financial compensation for damages arising from preventable injuries suffered during labor or delivery, during pregnancy, or shortly after childbirth.
Though every case is unique, birth injury lawsuits generally allege doctors, nurses, or other health care providers failed to meet their duty of care, and that their negligence more likely than not caused preventable harm and suffering.
Birth injury claims may involve:
Proving negligent medical care requires in-depth examination of a case and the circumstances surrounding injuries. It also demands close collaboration with medical experts to determine the applicable standard of care, and how attending medical personnel failed to meet that standard.
At KCB, our team is available to review your potential case to determine whether you might have cause for legal action, and discuss how we can help you navigate the legal journey ahead.
Birth injuries can affect families in profound and devastating ways. Injuries affecting the brain, for example, can significantly affect a child’s cognition and development, create a lifetime of challenges for children, and place considerable emotional and financial demands on families.
Recovering full and fair compensation in birth injury cases is crucial to helping families obtain the means and money to address their future needs, as well as the pain and suffering, lost income, and other economic and non-economic damages they’ve already incurred.
At KCB, we take the time to understand how injuries have impacted our clients’ lives. We also work with experts to determine how those injuries will affect clients’ futures, and what expenses and damages families are likely to face as their children mature.
Victims of negligence have the right to hold at-fault parties accountable for negligence, and liable for the damages they incurred. If you would like more information about filing a birth injury lawsuit in Kentucky, or want to discuss your rights and legal options with an experienced Louisville attorney, Kinnard, Clayton & Beveridge offers free and confidential consultations. Contact us to speak with a lawyer.
Our team of seasoned attorneys includes certified civil trial and medical malpractice specialists who have tried hundreds of cases.
We have recovered millions in record-setting verdicts for our clients varying from medical malpractice to catastrophic auto accidents.
We put personal attention on all of our cases and fight for the best possible outcome. Our clients are more than a number or a case to us.
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