Our birth injury lawyers handle cases involving cerebral palsy lawsuits. This can be a very serious condition and can affect a child throughout his or her lifetime. There are occasions in which this injury could have been prevented and this can give rise to a child birth injury medical malpractice lawsuit.
Cerebral palsy is a condition of the brain that occurs due to a permanent brain injury either before, during or after birth. This condition causes lack of muscle control and mobility. Where cerebral palsy is not a progressive disease, however, its effects are known to change with time. The exact cause of this condition is unknown. There is evidence that links the disease to the health history of both the mother and child, and any accidents causing brain injury. Usually, cerebral palsy is diagnosed immediately after birth, but the discovery can even be made at a later stage of childhood.
Cerebral palsy is the name given to a group of disorders that hinder mobility. This disease is caused by a brain injury before, during or shortly after birth. The brain damage can be result from a variety of conditions such as:
Cerebral palsy is accompanied with a number of symptoms such as:
Cerebral palsy symptoms don’t worsen with age, but symptoms can range from mild to severe. For instance, a child with very mild cerebral palsy may just have problems running, while another with more severe symptoms may need a wheelchair. Children with cerebral palsy can also have feeding problems, mental retardation, seizures, learning disabilities, and problems with their vision and hearing. There is no cure for cerebral palsy. However, a number of therapies are offered for the treatment of this condition. It can be very difficult to live with this condition. Still, it is possible to be successful in coping with cerebral palsy and managing the pain.
It is essential to contact a cerebral palsy injury attorney as soon as possible so that we can determine whether there was negligence involved in the treatment. Call to speak with one of our top rated lawyers about your cerebral palsy malpractice case.
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