Cerebral palsy is sometimes caused by errors during the birthing process. There are other reasons this condition occurs as well, but instances where doctors and hospitals end up getting sued over cerebral palsy are almost always medical malpractice cases.
Whenever a child is injured during the birthing process, the medical professionals in charge of delivering the child should launch an investigation. While medicine is a matter of life and death, it is also a science and doctors need to know how injuries are caused so that they can avoid causing them
Suing for cerebral palsy-related damages is a very serious matter, so do your homework. You have to make certain that you’ve got the right lawyer to begin with, because you only get one chance to bring your claim before a court. There are also limitations on how long after the injury you’
Parents often pursue a medical malpractice lawsuit following their child’s development of cerebral palsy in order to recover compensation for things such as medical bills, future surgeries, physical and occupational therapy, assistive devices, and more. People are generally aware of
If you’re looking for a lawyer to help you file a lawsuit over a birth injury caused by medical negligence, there are a few things you need to look for in your potential attorney. One of the most important things you need to make sure of is that the attorney actually has experience — not
A family in Virginia is currently waiting for a resolution to their legal problems with the hospital where their son was born in 2010. The child’s birth occurred in 2010, and the parents filed a medical malpractice lawsuit in 2012 which stated that the staff who attended the birth delayed unn
Lawmakers in the state of Maryland are trying to create a “fund” that will help pay for the treatment of babies who develop neurological injuries while they are being born. “That sounds great! What could be the harm in that,” you ask? Well, read on and we’ll explain.
Family Settles CP Lawsuit with Hospital for $9 Million. Lawyers for a Virginia boy who developed cerebral palsy shortly after birth reached a settlement of $9 million on January 29th, 2014. The case was brought against a military hospital in Honolulu, which allegedly caused the boy’s condition d
A settlement in Massachusetts netted $5M to the family of a child who was brain damaged when born, according to recent reports. The lawsuit only took 8 days to hear in court before the defendants settled. This particular case reveals some of what goes on in many of these types of claims. Time Birth
Parents in Tampa, Florida have sued a healthcare provider over brain damage in their child. According to reports, the woman went to the medical center named in the lawsuit after suffering ruptured membranes. The woman was treated in the hospital and, during her treatment, she was given an anticlotti