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Cerebral palsy malpractice


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Cerebral palsy malpractice

  1. 1. By: Duffy & Duffy Medical Malpractice Law firm*All the content on the slides are personalized views of Duffy & Duffy Law Firm
  2. 2. Cerebral palsy Malpractice Medical malpractice is caused by the doctor’s avoidable mistake which leads to injury to the patient. In case of cerebral palsy malpractice the injury is usually severe brain damage to the newborn child, necessitating lifelong treatment. Cerebral refers to the cerebrum, which is the affected area of the brain (although the disorder most likely involves connections between the cortex and other parts of the brain such as the cerebellum), and palsy refers to disorder of movement.
  3. 3. Symptoms of cerebral palsy Weakened muscles Highly spastic muscles Inability to sit upright comfortably Muscles move with shakes and jerks Inability to change positions easily Lack of sucking reflexes Ongoing tremors Exaggerated drooling Diminished tongue control Lack of control of facial muscles Low fine motor skills (difficulty drawing, coloring, and holding utensils) Low gross motor skills (difficulty or the inability to walk or throw a ball)
  4. 4. Why Choose Duffy & DuffyAt Duffy & Duffy we understand Cerebral Palsy and themedical mistakes that can cause it. We also appreciate thelong term consequences and the life-long expensesrequired to care for your child throughout his or her life. Wewill carefully evaluate medical records, interview medicalexpert witnesses, investigate, work within the legal systemas well as deal with insurance companies.You can receive financial compensation for life-longexpenses for your child by working with a Duffy and DuffyCerebral Palsy Attorney.
  5. 5. For More Details And Personalized Information,Contact Us Here: Call a Duffy & Duffy highly at 516.394.4200 for a free consultation. Duffy & Duffy 1370 RXR Plaza Uniondale, New York 11556 Ph. : 516.394.4200 Fax: 516.394.4229