Lesser Known Birth Defects that Can Result from Physician Negligence

When many individuals think of the term “birth injury,” they think of cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that impact a child’s brain and spinal cord, which can lead to disabilities such as loss of muscle control … Continue reading

Receiving Compensation If your Child Suffers from Cerebral Palsy Due to a Physician Error

Cerebral palsy is a condition that impacts a child’s muscles and ability to move. It is a commonly-cited birth injury in discussions of medical malpractice because it can result from many different types of physician negligence, such as a lack … Continue reading

Two Critical Steps in Filing a Cerebral Palsy Claim

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect an individual’s movement and muscle tone. In many cases, it is caused by injuries or infections suffered by a developing fetus. Examples of these include material illness during pregnancy, a genetic … Continue reading

Cerebral and Erb’s Palsy Explained

  Cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy are two conditions that a child can potentially suffer from because of negligence at his or her birth.

Early Signs and Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy in Children

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affects a person’s ability to move and maintain balance and posture. According for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cerebral palsy is the most common motor disability in childhood. It is … Continue reading

Hospital Pays Millions of Dollars in Medical Negligence Case

The family of a boy who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy following his birth was recently awarded $8.4 million. Following the diagnosis, the boy’s family initiated a lawsuit against the Georgia medical center claiming that the medical center’s negligence caused … Continue reading

Cerebral Palsy Cases Can Be the Direct Result of Medical Negligence

Cerebral palsy is the name for a group of non-progressive movement disorders that cause physical disability, including (but not limited to) difficulty with mobility, sensation, depth perception, and communication ability.  In the United States the rate of Cerebral Palsy is … Continue reading