Birth injuries, while not common, do happen. That includes in Overland Park, Kansas' biggest hospitals and in smaller ones too. One type of medical malpractice injury is cerebral palsy. Here is what you need to know if your child is suffering with cerebral palsy because of the error of a medical professional.
Cerebral Palsy Defined
Cerebral Palsy is a disorder that typically is evident early in your child's life. This is a movement disorder that is permanent in nature. This disorder can cause your child to have issues with sensation, vision, hearing, swallowing and/or speaking.
Cerebral Palsy Types
Cerebral Palsy Causes & Kansas Medical Malpractice
Brain injury or malformation, during the developmental stages, can cause your child to suffer from this disorder. Kansas medical malpractice may be the cause, where:
Cerebral Palsy Risk Factors
Your doctor should be identifying known risk factors for birth injury and, planning accordingly. Some of the risk factors include:
Cerebral Palsy Symptoms
Because your baby, at birth, cannot communicate and is expected to be able to do very little, recognizing injury may not occur until some time later. Some symptoms include:
Cerebral Palsy Cures
There are currently no known cures.
Because of cerebral palsy, your child, will have a lifetime of complications and needs. If this injury was caused by the negligence of an Overland Park, Kansas medial professional you, and your child, may be entitled to compensation. Call us NOW to find out how to get the care and money you deserve @ 913.602.7288. The call is free.
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