Cerebral palsy is a serious birth injury that comes with a lifetime of consequences. The condition may be the result of a medical error during childbirth in which the baby’s oxygen level was restricted during labor. If your baby does not receive enough oxygen during childbirth, it can result in certain types of brain damage, including causing cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy has significant consequences for the child, which include:
If your child developed cerebral palsy due to the negligence of others, contact Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP today. We can review the facts in your case to determine whether it is possible to file a legal action to pursue compensation for damages.
At Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP, we are known throughout New York as a leading personal injury law firm. We have recovered over $1 billion in compensation for our clients over our years in practice and have a 95 percent rate of success. We charge no fees unless we are successful. We urge you to contact us at once if your child has cerebral palsy as a result of doctor negligence during labor and birth. We can help hold the responsible party accountable and recover compensation to cover the costs associated with the long-term care your child will need.
Not every birth injury is a result of doctor error or medical malpractice. To determine whether your child’s injuries were a result of negligence, the facts surrounding what occurred during the birthing process must be investigated thoroughly. We have the professional resources and knowledge to determine whether your baby’s condition was the result of a failure to act with the accepted standard of care.
As a medical professional, your doctor is responsible for monitoring and recognizing risk factors for cerebral palsy and taking specific actions to avoid hypoxia – the medical term for oxygen deprivation. If your doctor failed to act to prevent birth injury from occurring, it is possible to seek justice and compensatory damages through filing a birth injury lawsuit.
If certain decisions are made incorrectly, tragedy can result. For example:
There are other causes of failure such as the failure to detect a prolapsed umbilical cord or the improper use of delivery forceps or a vacuum extractor. Whatever the cause of your child's cerebral palsy, our New York cerebral palsy attorneys and lawyers will get to the bottom of it. Once the negligent parties are identified, we will work diligently to recover the financial compensation your child needs to live with dignity and comfort.
If you believe that your child has cerebral palsy because of a medical error, it is important that you file a lawsuit. If you feel that your doctor could have prevented this birth injury, a legal action should be brought – within the time limits imposed. Your case must be filed in a timely fashion, within the statute of limitations in New York for medical malpractice cases. We can help you pursue a case quickly and efficiently.
The medical care for children and adults diagnosed with cerebral palsy can be financially and emotionally challenging. Cerebral palsy can require a lifetime of medical care to deal with the physical disorders. Your child may need to work with speech pathologists, occupational therapists, psychiatrists and physical therapists as well. Our lawyers have successfully resolved numerous cerebral palsy cases. We have also earned successful verdicts for our clients in trial.
Contact Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP in New York today if you think your child’s injuries were a result of medical error or negligence. Cerebral palsy cases must be developed carefully and presented professionally in court. Our trial lawyers are experienced, and we offer our services on a contingency fee basis – no legal fees unless we win. With a 95 percent success rate, you can be confident that we will do everything possible to seek justice and full compensation. Contact us to schedule a consultation.
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