Cerebral palsy is a birth injury that develops during the first few years of a child’s life. It impacts the child’s ability to coordinate body movements. Children suffering from cerebral palsy often have muscles that are either weak and floppy or rigid and stiff.
While there is no cure for this condition, symptoms can be improved by getting the proper therapy.Causes of Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral palsy is generally caused by complications occurring before the baby is born. While it is often difficult to pinpoint the exact cause of the condition, some possible causes may include:
Unfortunately, cerebral palsy is often caused by a medical error by a healthcare professional, such as:
If your child’s cerebral palsy was the result of negligent medical care, you may be entitled to receive compensation through a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our attorney at Robbins & Associates, P.C. can review the details of your child’s injury to help you determine if you have a claim.Neurological Conditions
Cerebral palsy can result in a variety of neurological conditions ranging from mild to very severe. Often, these issues do not arise until the child’s nervous system matures. Some of the most common conditions affecting children with cerebral palsy include:
If your child has developed cerebral palsy as a result of a medical error, the Atlanta medical malpractice lawyer at Robbins & Associates, P.C. can help you receive the compensation you deserve. Our attorney has handled many cerebral palsy claims, and we have the experience needed to help you make sure the medical expenses associated with your child’s birth injury will be covered.
Over the last 30 years, Robbins & Associates, P.C. has built a reputation for providing personal injury victims in the Atlanta area with high quality, aggressive legal representation. We have helped thousands of individuals receive the compensation they deserve, and we have the experience needed to pursue your claim to its completion through litigation if necessary.
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