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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit

Call Our Detroit Birth Injury Lawyers

Cerebral palsy is amongst the most devastating birth injuries an infant and the entire family can endure. Unfortunately, this condition often leads to numerous appointments with doctors and a lifetime of medical treatments. In most cases, this type of condition is linked to medical negligence and doctor mistakes. Individuals affected by this condition should contact experienced legal advocacy right away. A skilled birth injury lawyer can hold the liable party responsible for their reckless, careless, or negligent actions.

If your infant suffers from cerebral palsy and you believe it may have been caused by a medical professional’s errors, we urge you to get in touch with our Detroit birth injury lawyers at Goodman Acker P.C. right away. When you work with our team, you can rest easier knowing we are:

  • Backed by more than 75 years of legal experience
  • Committed to a “no recovery, no fee” policy
  • Backed by a 99% success rate

Do not wait to discuss your case. Get in touch with our Detroit birth injury attorneys at Goodman Acker P.C. today.

Understanding Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is the result of damage to the motor control centers. Those affected by such a condition suffer from a wide range of physical disability including the following:

  • Limitations in posture
  • Limitations in movement
  • Limitations in sensation
  • Limitations in depth perception.
  • Joint and bone deformities
  • Tremors
  • Issues with fine motor coordination
  • Balancing issues
  • Difficulty walking

Additionally, cerebral palsy can also cause serious cognitive issues with:

  • Attention span
  • Comprehension
  • Decision making skills
  • Language skills
  • Ability to learn
  • Long and short-term memory
  • Problem-solving
  • Recognition
  • Speech proficiency

We’ve Won Million Dollar Results for Our Clients

At Goodman Acker P.C., we are backed by winning results. Not only have we handled thousands of personal injury lawsuits, but more than 99% of them have been settled successfully—resulting in tens of millions of dollars in compensation for our clients.

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  • $1,200,000.00

    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE Wayne County, Michigan

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    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, Oakland County, Michigan

  • $735,000.00

    MEDICAL MALPRACTICE, Wayne County, Michigan

Common Forms of Negligence That Lead to Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is generally caused by negligent actions that occur before or immediately following birth. The most common forms of negligence that lead to the development of cerebral palsy include:

  • Failure to perform emergency C-section in an adequate amount of time
  • Failure to monitor infant’s oxygen levels and heartbeat
  • Failure to treat jaundice condition that turns into kernicterus
  • Harsh use of tools during delivery process
  • Failure to treat infections mother is experiencing before birth
  • Failure to deliver infant in time, causing infant to lose oxygen while in the birth canal
  • Head injuries during birth
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Surgical mistakes during C-section

Let Our Team Fight for Your Rights

At Goodman Acker P.C., our legal team understands the emotions and stresses a family experiences after an infant has sustained a birth injury, and that is why we stand ready to put our experience and skills on your side of the courtroom. When you choose to entrust your case to our team, we will do everything in our power to pursue maximum monetary compensation to cover any medical expenses, lost wages, emotional distresses, and other damages you may have acquired as a result.

To secure experienced legal advocacy, call our Detroit birth injury attorneys right away!

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