What Is The Statute Of Limitations For Suing A Doctor For A Birth Defect?


Obstetricians are responsible for ensuring the safe delivery of infants, but unfortunately, lapses in judgment and other mistakes can result in a baby being injured prior to or during birth. Statistics indicate that approximately 1 in 33 U.S. babies is born with a defect; some defects are caused by genetics, while some can be attributed to a physician's negligence during the pregnancy or delivery. If the parent of an injured baby wants to file a claim against their doctor for negligence, it is important to file within the statute of limitations.

21 January 2021