Death Or Injury Of Unborn Child
The loss of an unborn child due to someone else’s negligence can be devastating. We want to help you through this difficult time by helping you recover monetary damages for the suffering that you are going through right now. Minnesota became the first state to be able to take action against an individual for the wrongful death of an unborn baby in 1949. Since then, 34 states followed suit.
Proving Wrongful Death
When it comes to holding someone responsible for the death of an unborn baby, it is important to be able to prove what their role was and how their actions led to the death.
Your Minnesota fetal injury lawyer will first help to prove that an act of negligence occurred and prove how that act led to the death of the child. An independent investigation will take place so that all proof in the matter can be gathered and shown in court when it is to be presented. It must also be proven that the fetus could have lived outside the womb. This is usually proven by ultrasounds and doctor examinations prior to the accident that led to the death. The last thing to be proven is that there was some kind of emotional or financial loss as a result of the death.
Building Your Claim
After the death of an unborn child, a solid claim must be built in order to receive compensation. We will consult with medical experts and other professionals regarding the accident, the development of the baby, and any other details that are relevant in the case. Your Minneapolis fetal injury attorney will help you determine what types of compensation you may be able to acquire and fight aggressively to achieve this end. These may include emotional suffering, funeral expenses, lost wages from time off work, and the cost of medications and therapy.
Contact A Minnesota Fetal Injury Attorney
If you have lost an unborn child due to an accident that was caused by someone else, you may be entitled to compensation for your devastating loss. The Meshbesher Law Firm will inform you of your rights and the options available to you in your specific case. To find out more about how we can help you, call us at 612-349-5215 for a free consultation.