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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:

    • Pregnancy
    • Childbirth
    • 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.

    Cases accepted across Pennsylvania, including Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. 610-825-0500

    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 may occur. 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

    Our law firm is 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.

    The Morris Wilson Knepp Jacquette law firm achieved a Best Law Firm rating by U.S. News & World Report in the areas of medical malpractice law and personal injury law from 2016 until the rating was discontinued in August 2023.

    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.

    Last updated: August 23, 2023

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