Cerebral palsy in newborns can result from a variety of problems during pregnancy and birth. It is a medical condition that includes several neurological conditions that affect the physical and mental development of a fetus. Causes include infections such as measles during pregnancy, low birth weight and a malformation of the nervous system. About 10 percent or less of cerebral palsy cases are the result of complications during labor and delivery, which are often not handled correctly by the attending doctor and hospital staff.
If your baby was born with cerebral palsy in a Portland hospital, don’t assume it was a natural development. There is often negligence on the part of the doctor prescribing prenatal care and present during the delivery. Talk to an experienced Portland cerebral palsy lawyer at the Savage Law Firm to discuss the circumstances of your case.
Compensation for a Lifetime of Treatment
Cerebral palsy isn’t a medical condition that will go away on its own. Your child will require ongoing treatment and special services that can cause a lifetime of financial and emotional loss. Under the direction of attorney Bill Savage, the trial team at the Savage Law Firm will fight aggressively to help you recover the maximum money damages your child and family will require for a lifetime of treatment and services.
The Savage Law Firm has a proud record of verdicts and settlements in Portland birth injury and all types of claims arising from medical negligence, including:
Forceps and breach delivery injuries
C-section surgical errors
Hospital infections to baby and mother
Talk to a Portland Cerebral Palsy Attorney
From our offices in Portland, we represent families of birth injury victims in communities throughout western Oregon. Contact us today to talk to an experienced Portland cerebral palsy lawyer. Call 503-222-0200 to schedule your initial consultation.