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Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit Attorney in Detroit

Contact Goodman Acker P.C. for Experienced Guidance – (248) 286-8100

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 lawyer can hold the liable party responsible for their reckless, careless, or negligent actions that resulted in cerebral palsy.

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 cerebral palsy 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 150 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. by calling (248) 286-8100 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

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:

  • Head injuries during birth
  • Anesthesia errors
  • Surgical mistakes during C-section
  • 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

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 cerebral palsy attorneys right away!