The instant you are struck by another vehicle, your first thought is likely, "Am I okay?" followed by, "Is my car okay?" After assessing the immediate situation, most people's thoughts then turn to worry and concern: How much of the damage will be covered? How will I pay my bills? When will I make a full recovery?
For many families, the birth of a child is an exciting and happy time. Ideally, the labor and delivery process goes smoothly, and a happy, healthy infant joins the family. But sometimes the story does not have a happy ending. In some cases, the negligent or reckless action of a medical professional can result in injury or death to the newborn or mother. Those who find themselves in these situations will likely have a number of questions, such as: