Uncovering the truth about birthing errors. Did you know cerebral palsy can arise from a mismanaged labor or inappropriate methods of delivery that cause lack of oxygen, bleeding, head trauma, or other injury to a newborn child? We actively encourage greater investment in the research of developmental disorders and exploration of treatment options.
While not every child's cerebral palsy is caused by medical negligence (Learn More: Cerebral Palsy Causes), we know the tragedy families endure when a doctor's error results in a birth injury. Families are often overwhelmed by both medical and legal questions.
A Message of Hope
Approximately 90% of children with Cerebral Palsy in the U.S. survive into their 20's and beyond (compared with 98% of the general population of children). There are a large group of physicians, therapists, psychologists, educators, healthcare and social workers who help children with reach their maximum potential. We have developed an extended network of professionals who can help your family. Contact us online or call today (877-692-3862) and let us share with you how we can help.
We work closely with the CP Family Network, an organization commited to the empowerment of families through education. For more information about their services, click here.
A Key Source of Support
The MEDLaw Legal Team (Learn More About Us) is a nationally recognized law firm and includes a board-certified obstetric/gynecologist M.D. and nurses, including a former labor and delivery room nurse. This experience allows us to offer resources for families to assist with both medical and legal concerns.
A child's cerebral palsy diagnosis changes your life and your family forever. We are committed to providing the most comprehensive information available for families effected by medical malpractice across the country. Legal compensation cannot undo a wrong, but it can provide support for families struggling with medical expenses and future cost of living concerns, and can help provide peace of mind. To have your situation reviewed by the MEDLaw Legal Team, click here or call (877-692-3862).
"After all the information came out, I was bitter. But eventually I put it in my heart to forgive. It's not about the money, but it helps a lot, because brain injury causes a lot of problems that you don't know about early on."
"The saddest moment came when Ken told us that if Lizzy had been born any time between when I came in at 7 a.m. until 10 p.m., she would be fine. The doctor had misread the fetal monitoring strips. She had made a mistake."
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