What follows on this page is information regarding Cerebral Palsy birth injuries. We have provided this useful information regarding Cerebral Palsy, it’s causes, expenses, and different types of Cerebral Palsy in written and audio format for your perusal. The causes of Cerebral Palsy are as varied as the expenses related to caring for a loved one, but your medical provider is not going to tell you this.
Trying to get at the truth about what happened during the birth and delivery process is very difficult; your medical providers will not be forthcoming. If you have a child impacted by this life altering condition, utilize our information and resources, but please give a us a call to discuss your situation. Many times people do not realize that they have a case because they are unaware that something was done wrong. Your medical provider is not going to volunteer that a mistake was made. When you call our office, we will speak with you about the birth and delivery process and what happened, we can obtain medical records and give you an honest and accurate understanding of what actually happened. You are entitled to an honest evaluation as to what happened! Birth injuries happen for many different reasons and too many times it is malpractice related. Because of the staggering life time expense involved, you need to know the truth, you are entitled to the truth- we will uncover the truth for you at no cost. If you have a concern about what happened to your child, we will be glad to assist you at no cost or out of pocket expense to you. We have the resources and a seasoned, proven and exceptional team of medical malpractice litigators to uncover the truth for you. Scroll to the bottom of this page to read briefly about our panel of trial attorneys or click here to see our extensive list of verdicts and settlements that have changed, enhanced and improved people’s lives forever.
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What is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral Palsy is a term used to describe neurological dysfunction that causes limb dysfunction and motor dysfunction and brain dysfunction in a child or an adult. Many of the signs and symptoms of Cerebral Palsy are overt and outward meaning that it’s an individual who has difficulty moving his limbs or her limbs appropriately, a person who is in a wheelchair or someone who has learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, developmental delay or cognitive. Click to read more
Causes of Cerebral Palsy:
There are many different causes of cerebral palsy. Some causes of cerebral palsy are unknown or un-diagnosable. Causes of cerebral palsy include infection, bacterial infection, viral infection, genetic disorders, metabolic disorders and mitochondrial disorders. A common cause of cerebral palsy is brain injury, injury to specific areas of the brain from decreased oxygen and decreased blood flow which is more often known as asphyxia. Click to read more
Expenses of Cerebral Palsy:
Raising and taking care of a child with cerebral palsy can be extremely expensive and emotionally and physically draining. Individuals with cerebral palsy require extraordinary medical care. The reason the word extraordinary is used is that, unlike people who do not have cerebral palsy, individuals with cerebral palsy need to go to many more doctors’ appointments and require much more treatment beyond just going to a primary care doctor once or twice a year for annual checkups. Click to read more
If you have questions about the specific care in a given situation, or the care may cost, feel free to give us a call for more information.
Books & Resources
For more information on cerebral palsy, the following resources are available:
- Ninds: Cerebral Palsy
- Mayo Clinic: Cerebral Palsy
- United Cerebral Palsy
- “Teaching Motor Skills to Children With Cerebral Palsy and Similar Movement Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Professionals” by Sieglinde Martin, M.S., P.T.
- “Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving” by Freeman Miller, M.D., & Steven J. Bachrach, M.D.