Successful Settlements for Cerebral Palsy Cases in Michigan
Settlements in Michigan cerebral palsy lawsuits provide both the child and family with security for the future. As a parent, the biggest concern in your life is the health and well-being of your child. When you were presented with the unexpected obstacles in raising a special needs child, you no doubt have experienced the stress that comes with an uncertain future.
The biggest concern faced by most parents is who will take care of their child when they are no longer able to do it themselves. When we settle a cerebral palsy lawsuit for a child and family, our goal is to ensure that financial matters are taken care of for a lifetime. This includes have the funds available for housing needs, modified vans, specialized education, and all future medical issues.
We use the settlement money to set up special needs trusts and to purchase structured settlements to help secure the future of the child. We also get funds to help the family raise their child during the lifetime to relieve the tremendous financial burden caused by this condition.
Michigan Cerebral Palsy Settlements
Hospitals and doctors require that most cerebral palsy settlements are kept confidential. Many cerebral palsy settlements are in excess of $ 6,000,000.00. Some of our cerebral palsy settlements and birth injury results include:
- $3,750,000.00 Ingham County settlement for a young boy who suffered a lack of oxygen at the time of birth from the physicians’ failure to timely deliver him from his mother who had preeclampsia. As a result of such failure to deliver emergently, the child lacked oxygen and developed hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).
- $3,375,000.00 Wayne County settlement for a young girl who devloped cerebral palsy as a result of an obstetrician’s failure to timely deliver her after the fetal heart monitor strips demonstrated signs of fetal distress causing a lack of oxygen to her brain.
- $3,250,000 Emmet County settlement for a four year old boy who sustained brain damage while undergoing a diagnostic MRI under conscious sedation. Anesthesia personnel failed to closely monitor the child following the administration of Versed and Fentanyl through an I.V. As a result, the young boy suffered an anoxic brain injury which has left him with cerebral palsy.
- $3,000,000 Washtenaw County settlement in birth injury case where the child sustained hypoxic ischemic encepthalopathy (HIE) due to delay in performing cesarean section. The labor and delivery were managed by obstetric residents who did not possess the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize fetal distress and the need for emergent delivery.
- $2,750,000.00 Wayne County settlement for child who was born with hyperbillirubenemia that went undiagnosed and untreated. The child suffered significant and permanent brain injuries that resulted in cerebral palsy.
- $2,850,000.00 Macomb County settlement for a child that sustained severe and permanent brain injuries from a failure to perform an emergency cesarean section when fetal distress was identified on the fetal heart monitor tracings. As a result, the child developed hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) and now has cerebral palsy.
- $550,00.00 Oceana County settlement for the family of a baby that was delivered through the use of forceps. As a result of the force applied to the forceps to execute delivery, the child sustained multiple skull fractures, a brain bleed, and passed away within hours of his birth.
Find Out If You Can Receive A Cerebral Palsy Settlement
Want to know if you and your child are eligible for a cerebral palsy settlement. Call us today to start on your case. We will get all of the medical records and review them with physician experts to determine if you have a case. If you do have a case, we will start working on it immediately. Call us right now at (800) 606-1717 to personally speak with a Michigan cerebral palsy attorney at Buckfire and Buckfire, P.C. and to tell us your story.
When you choose us as your attorneys, we will represent you under our No Win, No Fee Promise. This means there are absolutely no legal fees whatsoever until we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. We even pay all of the case expenses so it literally costs you nothing to get started. If your case is unsuccessful for any reason, you owe us nothing.