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Visit Kane & Silverman online at http://www.cerebralpalsylawyersphiladelphia.com or call toll free at 866-484-6992.

Visit Kane & Silverman online at http://www.cerebralpalsylawyersphiladelphia.com or call toll free at 866-484-6992.

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  • Need a Birth Injury Lawyer?
    • Birth Injury Statistics throughout the United States
      • 28,000 birth injuries per year
      • 2,333 birth injuries per month
      • 538 birth injuries per week
      • 76 birth injuries per day
    www.CerebralPalsyLawyersPhiladelphia.com
    • The following are 5 major types of Cerebral Palsy:
    • Spastic
    • Anthetoid
    • Ataxic
    • Hypotonic
    • Mixed
    • *Tremors and rigidity may or may not affect a child living with cerebral palsy
    Types of Cerebral Palsy
    • Spastic Cerebral Palsy
    • Most common form of the disease
    • Affects between 70% and 80% of all patients
    • Occurs when brain damage occurs in the outer layer of the brain
    • Four forms of disorder
      • Diplegia
      • Hemiplegia
      • Quadripleia
      • Dyskinetia
    Spastic Cerebral Palsy
    • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy
    • 2 nd most common form of the disease
    • Affects between 20% and 25% of all patients
    • Caused by damage to the basal ganglia in the midbrain
    • Characterized by slow, involuntary muscle movement and mixed muscle tone
    Athetoid Cerebral Palsy
    • Ataxic Cerebral Palsy
    • Least common form of the disease
    • Affects between 5% and 10% of all patients
    • Occurs from damage to the cerebellum
    • Generally affects coordination of movement in arms and legs
    • Causes poor muscle tone
    Ataxic Cerebral Palsy
    • Hypotonic Cerebral Palsy
    • Common Traits
      • Poor muscle tone
      • Bad posture
      • Often lay down
      • Poor head control
    • Is generally recognized early in childhood
    • Often described as having a “floppy” appearance
    Hypotonic Cerebral Palsy
    • Mixed Cerebral Palsy
    • 10% of children with CP have a combination of 2 or more types
    • Most common combination is Spastic and Athetoid
    • Causes muscle groups to become tight
    • Patients have limited movement
    • May be difficult to lift or hold objects
    Mixed Cerebral Palsy
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    • Million Dollar
    • Advocates Forum
    • Voted Super Lawyers
    • Four Years Running
    Who is Kane & Silverman? Martindale Hubbell Peer Review Rated www.CerebralPalsyLawyersPhiladelphia.com
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    • • Spastic Cerebral Palsy
    • • Athetoid Cerebral Palsy
    • • Ataxic Cerebral Palsy
    • • Mixed Cerebral Palsy
    Past Cerebral Palsy Cases www.CerebralPalsyLawyersPhiladelphia.com
  • Past Cerebral Palsy Cases?
    • Maternal Infections
    • Fetal Stroke
    • Infant Infections
    • Traumatic Head Injury
    • Medical Negligence
    www.CerebralPalsyLawyersPhiladelphia.com
  • Call us Toll Free 866-484-6992 The Kane & Silverman Team www.CerebralPalsyLawyersPhiladelphia.com