Yes, when a medical mistake occurs and a baby suffers permanent injuries due to an umbilical cord prolapse complication, the parents of the child can often pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit. These lawsuits seek compensation for the injuries to the child and also for the significant expenses it will take to care for the child over his or her lifetime, and are usually filed against the Michigan hospital or doctor that was negligent. Damages often include medical expenses, special education expenses, and even necessary housing costs. It is important when pursuing this type of lawsuit, that you hire an experienced medical malpractice attorney who specializes in birth injury lawsuits.
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