1st Steps to Filing a Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit

It’s a touchy subject to bring up, but a cerebral palsy lawsuit is often the only way to recover damages (losses) from the hospital, doctor or medical professional who’s negligence caused such a serious injury to your child. If your

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The Cost of Cerebral Palsy

Paying for the treatment of cerebral palsy is, unfortunately, out of the financial abilities of many of the parents whose children are affected with this disorder. With both state and federal governments looking for ways to save money and many

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Brain Damage, Cerebral Palsy, and the Law

Baby brain damage, especially when it occurs at birth, can lead to a host of devastating conditions. Among the most severe of them is cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy causes issues with mobility, learning, hearing and speech and much more. It’s

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What is Res Ipsa Loquitur? | Cerebral palsy law firm

If you’re reading up on cerebral palsy lawsuits because you’re considering filing one yourself, you may have heard the term res ipsa loquitur. This is a legal term that applies in some cases of negligence. It also specifically applies to

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How Lawyers Can Help Children with CP | Cerebral palsy legal help

Lawyers can help children with cerebral palsy in more ways than just filing a lawsuit against a negligent physician. This condition is very complex and the needs of the people who suffer from it are equally complex. Because of that,

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CDC Reports Increased Childbirth Risks | Birth injury lawyers

Over the past couple of decades, there has been a significant increase in the number of births that have been performed via cesarean section. A report recently published by the Centers for Disease Control has revealed that complications during childbirth

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Handling Birth Injuries from Medical Mistakes

If your child is injured while being born or while in the hospital just after being born, the hospital will conduct an investigation to determine how that injury occurred. There will be cases where parents will find out that the

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How a Cerebral Palsy Law Firm Will Handle a Case

If you go to a cerebral palsy law firm and they accept your case, you can be ready for what’s coming next by taking a look at how these cases oftentimes unfold. The basics of how lawsuits are handled are

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Family Nets Over $23 Million in CP Lawsuit

A family in Massachusetts received over $23 million in a CP lawsuit over birth injuries sustained by their son. In this case, vacuum extraction was named as one of the causes of the birth injuries. General negligence was also implicated.

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Birth Injury Claim Moved to Federal Court

A birth injury claim filed in New York was moved to federal court at the beginning of January, 2013. The claim involves a child who has a condition called Erb’s Palsy, which is associated with effects including weakness and sometimes

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