Cerebral palsy is a congenital disorder that affects movement, muscle tone and motor skills. It is a health problem that can be caused by a birth injury and sometimes medical malpractice during childbirth or labor. According to the United Stated Cerebral Palsy Associations, about 500,000 children in the U.S. have cerebral palsy. For every 1,000 births, cerebral palsy occurs in two to four babies. Cerebral palsy can have a lifelong impact on the life of the affected child as well as his/her family. It can result in high expenditures including medical procedures, special education, orthopedic braces and other necessary expenses.
Cerebral palsy is said to be caused by a medical error when:
Cerebral palsy lawsuits may be complex. It is important to hire experienced medical malpractice lawyers to successfully represent your child’s cerebral palsy case. At Dervishi Law Group, P.C., we are experienced in all types of medical malpractice cases. We can help you claim the cost of:
We can also help you claim compensation for pain and suffering and loss of enjoyment of life on behalf of your child.
It is important to seek the guidance of a medical malpractice lawyer who is experienced in medical error to protect your rights and secure the compensation you deserve. At Dervishi Law Group, P.C., our goal is to offer comfort in times of need, unyielding dedication to our clients and their families and to give a sense of trust and confidence that everything possible is being done on your behalf. Our lawyers will work tirelessly to ensure that you have a successful case. A successful cerebral palsy claim can make a huge difference in the life of your child and to your family. Financial compensation can ensure that your child receives the necessary care and equipment he/she needs.
If your new-born child has developed cerebral palsy as a result of a doctor or hospital’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact medical malpractice lawyers at Dervishi Law Group, P.C. to help you make your claim.