One in about 300 children is born with cerebral palsy (CP), according to the Centers for Disease Control. What is important for parents to know is cerebral palsy can be a birth injury caused by medical negligence. Doctors and hospitals will not admit medical mistakes or surgical errors during labor and delivery caused an injury to a baby. Further, parents might not notice the symptoms of cerebral palsy until months after birth.
If your child has cerebral palsy symptoms, it will cost you nothing to have your situation reviewed by our birth injury attorneys and independent medical experts. If the medical expert believes a mistake during birth caused CP, you may have a case for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Proceeds from the lawsuit can better your life and your child’s life, providing money for CP treatment and to pay for hospital bills, physical therapy, modifications to a house or vehicle, educational costs and more.