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Cerebral palsy is a lifelong neurological disorder where the parts of the brain associated with motor function become damaged early in life. This damage can be caused by a lack of oxygen to the baby’s brain before or during birth, brain malformation, abnormal brain development, or brain damage. While not all cases of cerebral palsy are caused by medical negligence, it is one of the most detrimental birth injuries caused by medical malpractice.
Unfortunately, cerebral palsy is a common disorder—but that doesn’t mean your child obtained the disease by way of nature and development.
Learn the signs of birth injuries caused by medical malpractice to find out if you should hire an attorney.
In Indiana, you have until the child’s eighth birthday to file a lawsuit. If you’re within the Indiana statute of limitations and have questions or concerns regarding a potential cerebral palsy malpractice case, get in touch an attorney.
If you believe medical malpractice led to your child’s cerebral palsy or other birth injury, you are urged to contact the Indianapolis Birth Injury Attorneys of Wilson Kehoe Winingham. The lawyers at WKW can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 317.920.6400 or fill out an online contact form for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
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