Cerebral Palsy

Phoenix Cerebral Palsy Attorney

About Birth Injuries Caused By Malpractice

Cerebral palsy, one of the most upsetting birth injuries a newborn baby can sustain, can be caused by a variety of factors. While the cause of some cases goes undetermined, many cases of cerebral palsy and related birth injuries such as Erb's palsy are due to a doctor's negligent or irresponsible actions. To find out that your newborn child has been injured due to the fault of another person who you have put your trust into may be difficult to understand, and frustrating, to say the least. Despite how severe the birth injuries are and how upset you may be, talking to a Phoenix personal injury lawyer from the firm is the best course of action for you right now.

As with most medical malpractice cases, it will take thorough investigation to determine if the doctor is truly at fault for the injuries. A child can be diagnosed with cerebral palsy due to the lack of oxygen in their brain either before, during or after childbirth. As one of the most severe birth injuries, it can occur in cases where a doctor fails to perform a cesarean section when necessary, such as in cases where the child is too large to fit through the birth canal.

Lack of oxygen to the body, central nervous system infections, trauma during birth and premature delivery can all cause an infant to develop cerebral palsy as well . Furthermore, the infant does not have to develop this injury immediately - he or she may develop it in the first few years of life. If your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy and you believe that an irresponsible doctor should be held responsible, please talk to the legal team at Knowles Law Firm, PLC today.

Cerebral Palsy Lawyer in Phoenix, Arizona

At the firm, the team has extensive experience in the area of medical malpractice and birth injury as it relates to your case. If a doctor has failed to take the proper steps required to deliver your child safely, or a negligent medical staff member has caused this harm to your child, you may be able to recover compensation. Having a child born with cerebral palsy can be difficult and financially distressing. You will need all of the help you can get, and the team at the firm is prepared to help you through this.

For more information, contact a Phoenix cerebral palsy attorney at Knowles Law Firm, PLC.

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