Many medical malpractice cases focus on the mistakes made by doctors and nurses. In addition to the professionals we traditionally associate with medical malpractice, midwives are also responsible for providing safe and effective care. When midwives fail to live up to this obligation, they can also cause serious malpractice-related harms.
In most birth injury cases, lawsuits end with a settlement or jury verdict in favor of the victim and his or her family. A recent case has made it all the way to the United States Supreme Court. This case could help thousands of injury victims in Ohio and around the country when the Court issues its decision.