Birth trauma is one of the most common causes of cerebral palsy, a disability of the motor functions that can have major lifetime consequences. Many cases of cerebral palsy could have been prevented if doctors and other medical personnel had followed the standards of their professions.
At the Law Offices of Charles N. Rock, our Kingston cerebral palsy attorney and staff pursue fair compensation for medical malpractice victims. To schedule a free consultation with experienced New York cerebral palsy lawyer Charles Rock, contact us today. We will not charge you a fee unless we help your child receive restitution.
Understanding how Cerebral Palsy Develops
Cerebral palsy is a general term for a group of medical conditions affecting the motor system. While there are many different causes of cerebral palsy, oxygen deprivation during delivery and other birth traumas are among the most common and severe.
If the motor control centers of a newborn’s brain do not develop normally, the child can be left with a reduced ability to perform basic tasks involving coordinated movement.
Any time there is reason to believe a child may have suffered a brain injury during childbirth, aggressive neonatal intervention is needed to avoid or reduce the severity of the potential onset of cerebral palsy.
Even with the best care during infancy, most people with cerebral palsy need lifetime medical attention and have reduced earning potential as a result of their condition.
Helping Your Child Receive Fair Restitution
New Paltz and Newburgh area cerebral palsy lawyer Charles Rock is highly experienced at helping parents pursue compensation for cerebral palsy and other birth injuries caused by medical malpractice. Our birth injury law firm works with highly qualified experts to identify the causes and consequences of our clients’ medical conditions.
If your child has developed cerebral palsy, you have a limited amount of time under New York law to determine whether the condition was caused by medical malpractice during delivery and, if so, bring a malpractice claim. Don’t hesitate to contact our cerebral palsy lawyer to discuss your options. We help birth injury victims in Newburgh, New Paltz, Kingston, Middletown, New Windsor, Poughkeepsie and surrounding New York communities.