When Do You Need A Cerebral Palsy Lawyer?
Unfortunately, injuries to newborn babies during pregnancy or childbirth are not uncommon. Many of these are preventable and occur because of negligence or improper procedure by doctors, nurses and midwives. Birth injuries can result in cerebral palsy (CP). If you believe your child’s CP may be the result of a birth injury, cerebral palsy lawyers are there to help you.
Cerebral palsy attorneys work with families to examine the circumstances and procedures of a birth to establish the possibility and responsibility for preventable birth injuries. Seeking answers from medical practitioners or institutions can prove difficult without the help of a cerebral palsy attorney.
Resources for Cerebral Palsy:
There are many resources available to help your family cope with cerebral palsy (CP):
- United Cerebral Palsy – ucp.org
- National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
- Cerebral Palsy lawyers
What Cerebral Palsy Lawyers Can Do For You:
Cerebral palsy is a lifelong condition for which there is no cure. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has estimated that the lifetime cost for the care of a person with cerebral palsy is nearly $1 million.* Experienced cerebral palsy lawyers can determine if there is a case for a cerebral palsy malpractice lawsuit which may lead to a financial settlement.
Cerebral Palsy Lawyers Help Prevent the Preventable:
Cerebral palsy lawyers seek to hold negligent medical providers responsible for preventable birth injuries. A birth injury lawsuit may provide meaningful financial assistance for families devastated by birth injuries. Birth injury lawsuits also may also help prevent similar situations from happening to other children
Call Sokolove Law today at (800) 995-1212 or fill out the form on this page to request a free no-obligation legal consultation.
*Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Economic costs associated with mental retardation, cerebral palsy, hearing loss, and vision impairment — United States, 2003. MMWR 2004; 53:57-9.