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Giving birth is a beautiful and joyous time for most families, but it can also be a scary medical ordeal that leads to terrible circumstances. Here in the United States, it’s reported that more than 700 women die every single year during or directly after giving birth — a rate so high, it pairs the U.S. with third world countries when comparing mortality rates during birth.
For Indiana residents, the numbers get even more grim. Here, we rank third for the worst birth-related mortality rates in the country—and the families affected by these deaths are searching for answers. Stewart & Stewart client, Tana Tyler, recently died after giving birth to her son and her family is now struggling with the aftermath. “She was a daughter, a mother, a sister, a cousin, a granddaughter, a niece, a friend,” said Tana’s mother, LaDonna Fields. “This changed my whole family.”
If you or a loved one experienced birth defects or a death after or during birth, you deserve to be compensated for your loss and the pain and suffering your family has experienced. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you.
Stewart & Stewart Teen Academy
Sponsored by Stewart & Stewart, the Carmel Police Department hosts Teen Academy every summer to support local teens in the community. Students accepted into the program will learn decision-making and leadership skills while creating fond relationships with their local police and peers.
Held on the Carmel Middle School campus, students will spend a week taking classes on topics like SWAT, internet abuse, and traffic stops and will participate in close order drill and physical fitness training.
On the first day, students will receive a t-shirt to wear and a water bottle, provided by Stewart & Stewart. Due to the Stewart & Stewart sponsorship, all teens can attend the program free of charge, and at the end of the program, all participating teens will get to enjoy an award ceremony complete with a catered dinner.
To apply for the next Teen Academy, or to learn more about the program, visit the website or give Stewart & Stewart a call at 1-800-333-3529.
Stewart & Stewart has partnered with the Carmel, Indiana Police Department to encourage attendees to celebrate safely at the department’s annual banquet. We’ll cover the first $20 of your Uber ride home from the event. Our Safe and Sober Program provides Uber rebates throughout the Hamilton County area starting on Friday, March 9 at 11 p.m. and ending on Saturday, March 10 at 2:30 a.m. Receipts must indicate the time and date of the ride and can be submitted to Stewart & Stewart via email or by mail to our Carmel office location for a $20 rebate.
Whistleblower Meets Moms and Children seeking Justice
WTHR-TV – June 14, 2017
Donna Mills lost her pregnant daughter due to critical information missed by a certified nurse midwife, and her grandson now lives with developmental delays. Nancy Koger’s daughter was born with permanent brain damage after a certified nurse midwife failed to understand her baby’s fetal heart distress. Stewart & Stewart is handling medical malpractice claims on behalf of both families following allegations that the state’s largest health system, Indiana University Health and HealthNet, was illegally billing doctors rates for certified nurse midwives to handle high-risk pregnancies.
FOX 59 – December 30, 2016
Attorney Darron Stewart represents parents after daughter was injured by ATV
Greene County Daily World – February 15, 2012
Woman hires Stewart & Stewart law firm to sue Muncie Mall, Think Smoothie over fall
The Star Press – January 26, 2011
Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest.
August 20 – September 6, 2010
Stewart & Stewart Examines Allegations of Abuse at Pendleton Juvenile Correction Facility
Father Speaks Out About Abuse Against Son At Juvenile Facility
WRTV-TV – February 17, 2006
Prison employee faces charges
WRTV-TV – February 17, 2006
Prosecutor: Video Shows Guard Injuring Teen
WRTV-TV – February 16, 2006
Pendleton guard charged with battery
The Herald Bulletin – February 16, 2006
Safe and Sober Cab Ride Program
All too often, the professionals at Stewart & Stewart work with clients who have suffered after losing a loved one in an alcohol‐related crash. To assist in the fight against drunk driving, we encourage individuals to make responsible choices by providing free cab rides home in Indianapolis. Visit our Safe and Sober page to learn more about our program.
Kid's Safety Day
Kid’s Safety Day
May 21, 2011