Cerebral Palsy Creates Lifelong Hardships For The Child And Family
If your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, your life will be radically different than you expected, and you have many decisions to make. The assistance of an experienced birth injury lawyer will help your family make informed decisions during a time when you are overwhelmed.
At Shelly Law Offices, LLC, we have considerable experience with complex medical malpractice cases, including cerebral palsy resulting from negligence in labor and delivery. Our attorney and legal team have guided numerous families in Pennsylvania through this process, and we understand your questions and concerns. With our experience, we can help you plan for medical care and other needs that you have not yet considered. You can rely on our knowledge and experience throughout the case.
The Medical Expenses Will Be Significant
Cerebral palsy is a type of brain injury that is often caused by oxygen deprivation to the fetus during childbirth. It can result in severe developmental disabilities that may include:
- Learning disabilities
- Cognitive disabilities
- Impaired motor skill functions
- Speech impairments
- Hearing and vision impairments
- Emotional difficulties
There are several types of cerebral palsy, and the child’s specific disabilities will depend on the type of palsy and the extent of injury. Our medical experts and life-care planners can explain how your child’s injuries will affect his or her development as well as the kinds of medical and daily care that will be necessary.
When we have calculated the lifetime cost of this care, we will seek compensation for you. We will fight hard to obtain the full amount you need so you can afford your child’s treatment.
Find Out How We Help Families Like Yours
We know this a difficult time for you, but it is important to talk to a lawyer who can investigate what happened. For a free consultation, please call our Doylestown office at 267-454-6594 or 866-214-3323 toll-free, or contact us online.