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Pennsylvania Cerebral Palsy Lawyer
The birth of a new baby is typically a joyous occasion. That is not the case for everyone, however. Cerebral palsy is a birth defect can be devastating because it causes irreversible and permanent damage to the baby’s brain.
What is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy describes several motor conditions that result in physical disability. It is generally caused by damage to the motor control centers of the brain that can occur during the following life events:
- After-birth development
It is called “cerebral” because the damage occurs to the cerebrum portion of the brain. “Palsy” refers to the lack of movement.
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Effects of Cerebral Palsy
The effects of cerebral palsy will vary from child to child. Children who are impacted by cerebral palsy generally, however, face a combination of the following:
- Limited movement
- Disturbances of sensation
- Limited posture
- Lack of depth perception
In some children, cognitive impairments and epilepsy are also a side effect. It is also frequently accompanied by secondary musculoskeletal problems.
How is it Caused?
Cerebral palsy is a serious birth injury that results from oxygen deprivation during birth. This can be caused when the baby is stuck in the birth canal or behind the pelvis, cutting off its access to oxygen. If the bay cannot get enough oxygen, the brain cells die which will cause certain brain functions to stop working.
Pursuing Compensation for Your Family in Pennsylvania
At Morris Wilson, P.C., we are committed to giving our clients the personal attention they need and deserve during their personal crisis. It is our commitment to each client that has helped us obtain impressive results on their behalf. If your family needs legal assistance taking a cerebral palsy case to court, we can help.
Contact our firm today to pursue justice for you and your child. Our Pennsylvania birth injury lawyers can help you hold the liable party responsible and collect the monetary recompense you deserve.
Page last reviewed and updated: May 24, 2019
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