WHAT IS CEREBRAL PALSY?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is an overall term for a group of long-term move disorders that cause physical handicap, mainly in the areas of body motion. CP could also cause difficulties with the sense, depth perception, and communication capability.

While cerebral palsy may be unpreventable, additionally, it may be caused by medical malpractice.

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Having a child is among one of the most significant blessings. Yet sometimes you’re helpless to prevent such injuries as CP. Nevertheless, you trust your physician is trained to deliver your baby without exposing the child to unnecessary damage. Sadly, physicians sometimes neglect to detect threats or risk signals, which can often cause disastrous arrival injuries to a baby.

HOW MEDICAL MALPRACTICE MAY RESULT IN CEREBRAL PALSY

There are lots of illnesses within the group of cerebral palsy. It can usually be identified when a baby’s brain is still growing, which is within the initial two years of life. This illness can result from lack of oxygen, brain bleed, or even serious jaundice. Cerebral palsy can severely alter not only your child’s but your life as well. Cerebral palsy can impact a person’s capability to walk, speak, learn, think, etc.

Cerebral palsy may result from these actions of medical malpractice:

  • Failure to monitor
  • Improper response to fetal emergencies
  • Failure to identify fetus’ lack of oxygen
  • Any surgical or anaesthesia error
  • Failure to perform a caesarean section
  • Misdiagnosis

Since the precise reasons for cerebral palsy remain mostly unknown, it’s imperative that you seek a legal professional who understands this kind of case, and is on your side. Please contact us today to discuss your potential case in a free consultation.

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