Hello and thank you for allowing me the opportunity to assist you.
I'm so sorry to hear about your baby's condition! As a parent myself, I cannot imagine how stressed and heartbroken you must be. I'll do my best to answer your questions.
Yes you can sue, but the question that you probably meant to ask was whether you would win a lawsuit. In order to win a lawsuit for medical malpractice, you must be able to prove that your baby's condition was the result of the doctor and/or hospital failing to use the reasonable care, skill or knowledge ordinarily used in similar circumstances
. In order to prove that, you must have expert testimony
from a doctor who will state (1) what the proper standard of care is in your situation, (2) that the doctor and hospital did not provide the proper standard of care, and (3) that your baby's injuries could have been prevented if the proper standard of care was provided.
Based on what you wrote here, it certainly warrants you investigating this by speaking to another doctor. You may first want to retain a local medical malpractice attorney, as they usually give free consultations, and they can put you in touch with a doctor who can examine the situation and offer expert opinion. If that doctor agrees that you were not given the proper standard of care, then the lawyer will likely demand compensation from the doctor and hospital, and then sue if you are not given the money that you demand. It should be easy for you to find a medical malpractice attorney in your area since the prominent ones generally advertise on TV, radio, etc.
Does that answer your question? Please let me know if you need clarification, as I am happy to continue helping you until you are satisfied. Also, your positive feedback is much appreciated.
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