Cerebral Palsy is a type of birth injury caused during childbirth. It is a combination of disorders that can ultimately impact a child’s gait, muscle tone, motor skills, coordination and cognitive development. A child diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy will never recover nor will they lead a typical child’s life. Treatment of Cerebral Palsy is a life long ordeal that can cause you, your child and your entire family great stress on several levels such as emotional and financial. If your child has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy as a result of the birthing process anywhere in Maryland you should immediately contact our Maryland Cerebral Palsy lawyers.
Please click here to contact the personal injury legal team at The Turnbull Brockmeyer Law Group to discuss your rights. You, and your child, may be entitled to medical benefits, long term care and financial compensation per Maryland birth injury laws.
Causes Of Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is divided into 2 categories: congenital and acquired. Cerebral Palsy that is caused during the birthing process falls into the congenital category. It can be caused by trauma to the baby’s head during birth, improper use of forceps during delivery and a prolonged shortage of oxygen to the baby’s brain while being delivered.
Types Of Cerebral Palsy
There are 3 primary types of Cerebral Palsy, each with its own set of symptoms. Although it is important to know that each case is unique and your child may demonstrate symptoms for one or more Cerebral Palsy types. The types are:
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy – this type is distinguished by the child having problems regarding balance and depth perception
Athetoid Cerebral Palsy – with this type the child may suffer from involuntary muscle movements that they cannot control
Spastic Cerebral Palsy – this form exhibits extreme muscle rigidity, stiffness and muscle spasms
How A Child Birth Injury Lawyer Can Help You
Many cases of Cerebral Palsy are a direct result of substandard medical care. A birth injury will change your life and your child’s life forever financially, emotionally and psychologically. Your child may never be able to enjoy the same quality of life as other children. You may face insurmountable medical expenses and mental anguish. All of this may entitle you to benefits and compensation. Working with a skilled and experienced Towson, MD child injury attorney will ensure that you get all benefits and sources compensation you and your family are entitled to.
Contact Our Towson Maryland Birth Cerebral Palsy Lawyers
Connect with the Baltimore, Maryland Cerebral Palsy lawyers at The Turnbull Brockmeyer Law Group by calling or emailing them here. They are very skilled Maryland Trial Attorneys who will do their best to make all liable parties responsible for your injuries and get you the compensation you deserve.