Cerebral palsy is a movement disorder that frequently appears during early childhood. Symptoms vary from patient to patient and may include an inability to think or reason properly. The disorder has a number of causes, including damage to the child during birth, exposure of the pregnant mother to certain substances, infections in the pregnant mother, and premature birth. If your child suffers from this disorder and you think something may have happened during pregnancy or delivery you need seek the help of an experienced New York cerebral palsy attorney to evaluate your case.
An individual with cerebral palsy may require care for his or her entire life depending on the severity of the disorder. If you have a child with this disorder you have doubtless already experienced the complications of providing this care on a daily basis. Depending on how this disorder developed in your child, you may be entitled to receive help with your expenses and the lost wages you have suffered as a result of providing care.
Given the numerous possible causes for this disorder and the complexity of determining how your child developed cerebral palsy, you owe it to yourself and to your child to speak with an experienced New York Cerebral Palsy Lawyer who can help you determine what your course of action should be. If the delivering doctor or the hospital contributed to the situation they should be required to compensate you for your expenses and your troubles. Contact us today to see what your options may be.