The family of twins injured during their Mother’s prenatal care came to Jim Beasley, Jr. and The Beasley Firm to bring a claim against the physicians and hospital that caused catastrophic injuries to the twins. Proving the case was difficult, but The Beasley Firm’s detailed investigation and strong cross examination of the defendants’ experts resulted in one of the largest medical malpractice recoveries in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This recovery, having been brought in one of the more conservative counties in Pennsylvania, is of particular pride to The Beasley Firm, and proves that no matter where negligence occurs, we are.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a term used to describe a brain injury disorder in infants, newborns or toddlers that can cause problems with muscle control, balance, and posture. The condition actually means "brain paralysis." Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to a baby's growing brain or abnormal brain development that can also lead to developmental delays in things such as rolling over, sitting, crawling, feeding and walking. At The Beasley Firm, our Philadelphia cerebral palsy lawyers are well-versed in the complexities of birth injury litigation. We have been awarded tens of millions of dollars for individuals in cerebral palsy cases over the years-including $15 million in cerebral palsy verdicts in 2012. If your child was injured due to the negligence of a hospital or medical provider, you can be confident that our team has the resources, investigative skills, and expertise to recover maximum compensation on your behalf.
With more than $2 billion in verdicts and settlements on behalf of our clients, our birth injury lawyers in Philadelphia are ready to help. Call (215) 866-2424.
A majority of cerebral palsy cases are caused by a lack of oxygen to the baby's brain. This lack of oxygen can develop from a variety of factors before, during, and after birth. Take a look at some risk factors during pregnancy that can cause CP:
Prenatal risk factors or problems during a pregnancy are not the only causes of cerebral palsy or CP. Cerebral palsy can be caused by problems that occur during labor and delivery. During labor and delivery, a child may develop cerebral palsy from the following:
Even if a child experienced a relatively safe delivery, the infant could still develop cerebral palsy from a number of factors. Many of these factors are preventable. A child can also develop cerebral palsy after birth from the following:
At The Beasley Firm, our birth injury lawyers work with the end goal of obtaining maximum compensation for the families of children with birth injuries such as cerebral palsy. We leave no stone unturned in our approach to your case and partner with a network of medical experts and cerebral palsy specialists who can provide insight into your specific situation. We don't just prepare our cases for settlement, we prepare them for battle. We will do everything in our power to obtain the justice you and your child deserve. Our caring Philadelphia cerebral palsy attorneys maintain confidentiality and open communication every step of your case.
Let us manage the stress of litigation while you focus on what's important-caring for the needs of your child. Call The Beasley Firm at (215) 866-2424.
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