Can I sue my hospital for medical malpractice if they ignored signs of pre-term labor and sent me home causing me to have my baby at 23 weeks?

I was not near home and this whole thing traumatized my husband and I.

Asked on November 3, 2014 under Malpractice Law, Georgia

Answers:

Anne Brady / Law Office of Anne Brady

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

Generally, to recover on a claim for medical malpractice, you need to have damages beyond merely being "traumatized."  Medical malpractice claims are expensive to bring.  It is doubtful you will find an attorney willing to bring a claim given the facts you have provided.


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