Cerebral palsy in infants is sometimes the direct result of medical malpractice. In cases where that malpractice ends of affecting the health of a child, it’s sometimes the best option for the parents to file a lawsuit so that they can seek compensation for their child’s pain and sufferi
Some people might be surprised at why parents choose to file a lawsuit following their child’s CP diagnosis. The truth is that these lawsuits are filed to help the parents to deal with the medical costs that their child will rack up over the course of their life.
There are times when the root cause of a child’s cerebral palsy is medical negligence. In these instances, lawyers are sometimes able to argue successful lawsuits against the doctors, healthcare facilities or other personnel involved in the birth. Medical malpractice can cause cerebral palsy i
Birth mistakes are among the most-common causes of cerebral palsy in infants. Because childbirth is a complex process and newborns are vulnerable to injuries, there are several ways that a birth mistakes can lead to cerebral palsy. The most important thing to understand about these birth mistakes is
Depending upon the exact circumstances that led to the injury, parents are sometimes able to sue successfully for cases of cerebral palsy in infants. Most of the time, these lawsuits are related to instances where some type of medical negligence was ultimately to blame for the condition. Sometimes t
When the family is already dealing with the fallout of cerebral palsy, filing a lawsuit is probably not the first thing on their mind. Even though it may seem intimidating to go ahead and take the first step and contact an attorney, there are good reasons that you may want to consider doing it as [&
A woman in St. Paul was awarded $15 million due to her child being born with cerebral palsy. According to several reports on the lawsuit, the physician and the hospital were both held to have been responsible, with 90 percent of the blame being assigned to the physician by the jury.
A Kansas family filed a lawsuit alleging that errors in procedures performed during the birth of their son led to him developing injuries that caused cerebral palsy. The procedures included two vacuum extractions, both of which failed. These procedures are dangerous, but sometimes necessary to deliv
Across the country, many families that have a child with cerebral palsy are winning medical malpractice lawsuits. Families are recovering significant compensation to pay for their child’s medical bills, treatments, assistive devices, and ongoing care. If you’re considering pursuing one
Cerebral palsy brain injuries sometimes occur due to circumstances that could not have been prevented. This is not always the case, however. In many cases, birth injuries are the direct result of medical malpractice. It may be malpractice on the part of the doctor or medical staff, but midwives, med