Updated May 12, 2021
There should never be a price placed on a child’s life. There is, however, a price on doctor appointments, therapy sessions, tests, medications, and other medical treatment.
It is almost impossible to know or calculate the damages you might receive from a cerebral palsy statement without knowing the exact details of your case.
In general, damages in cerebral palsy cases could be recovered for the following:
Specific damages vary by case.
A life care plan is something your attorney can create. They will work with health and economic specialists as well as doctors on the specifics of your case to come up with a document regarding your child and their cerebral palsy care. The plan will estimate the cost and types of care your child will require over the course of their lifetime, adjusting for inflation.
The amount of money detailed in the life care plan is a good indicator of what the settlement for your case should be.
If you believe your child’s cerebral palsy was caused by malpractice or negligence, 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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