There is strict statute of limitations for filing a cerebral palsy lawsuit in Michigan.  If you miss a deadline, your child’s claim could be barred forever and you may not be able to receive compensation or lifetime benefits.

Every state has its very own statute of limitations. Statute of limitations is the time in which you must file your lawsuit or it could be barred forever and you will not be able to collect compensation.

Typically, a child who suffers from this condition has up to their 10th birthday to file a cerebral palsy claim against the negligent doctor, nurse, hospital, or other negligent medical professionals or facilities.  However, even though Michigan law allows a suit to be brought within that time frame, it is important to remember that the sooner a claim is filed, the better it may be for your case.  This is because an attorney will have more time to investigate the matter and you will have a better memory of the series of events that took place and lead up to the birth of your child.  In addition, if the error that caused your child’s CP was caused by medical staff, waiting too long may make it harder to get in contact with that medical professional as they may have moved to a different hospital or medical facility.

In this video below, top rated cerebral palsy attorney Randy Blau explains the Michigan statute of limitations for a cerebral palsy claim in more detail.

For more information on filing a birth injury claim and to speak with one of our expert lawyers regarding your child’s cerebral palsy case, call our office today.  We will discuss your case with you and determine if you are eligible to file a CP claim in Michigan.  We will also represent you and your family under our No Fee Promise.  This means there are no legal fees or costs to you whatsoever until we settle or win your case.   Call now for your free, no obligation case review

Awards & Recognition

We are proud to have earned the highest possible ratings for our achievements in the legal profession.

Our Clients Give Us Great Reviews

“I just wanted to take a moment to thank you and all of the staff I have been in contact with. The service you provided was absolutely above and beyond my expectations.”

Carrie Gurisko

Larry Buckfire’s greatest concern was the future financial security of my child and I am grateful for his efforts. He knows how to ensure a future for your child, and that’s what matters.”

Tanyel Sharp
Settlements & Jury Verdicts
Ingham County settlement
Wayne County settlement
Emmet County settlement
Washtenaw County settlement
Wayne County settlement
Take Legal Action Today!

To have a conversation about your child with one of our experienced Michigan cerebral palsy lawyers, call us now. We will listen to your story and explain how we can best help your child and family.

Call Now - Free Case Review
(844) 840-2252