No parent could ever be prepared for the devastation they experience when a perfectly healthy newborn sustains critical injuries during the birth process, yet hundreds of families are forced to deal with these tragedies every year.

OnderLaw is one of the only legal teams in the United States to employ an obstetrician on staff. Our team of dedicated injury attorneys and medical professionals fully understands the challenges and complexities that families face when dealing with birth injuries such as cerebral palsy and shoulder dystocia.

If your child has been affected by these conditions due to medical negligence or malpractice, our experienced team of birth injury attorneys is here to help you seek justice and compensation. Contact us today for a free consultation to discuss your case.

Causes and Risk Factors for Birth Trauma-Related Cerebral Palsy

OnderLaw is unique in that we have an obstetrician on staff to help you navigate the medical and legal questions you may have. Birth trauma-related cerebral palsy can occur when an infant’s brain is damaged during or shortly after birth. Various factors can contribute to this condition, including oxygen deprivation, head trauma, infections, premature birth, and medical errors. In addition, our attorneys can investigate the specific causes and risk factors relevant to your case.

Signs and Symptoms of Birth Trauma-Related Cerebral Palsy

Birth trauma-related cerebral palsy manifests through various signs and symptoms, which may include delayed motor development, muscle stiffness or spasticity, poor coordination, seizures, and cognitive impairments. If your child exhibits any of these symptoms and you suspect medical negligence as a cause, it is crucial to seek legal assistance to protect your rights and ensure your child’s future well-being.

Diagnosis and Medical Evaluation for Birth Trauma-Related Cerebral Palsy

Diagnosing birth trauma-related cerebral palsy requires thorough medical evaluations, including physical exams, neurological assessments, imaging tests, and reviewing medical records. Our team can work alongside medical experts to analyze the evidence and establish a strong case demonstrating negligence and the causal link between the birth injury and cerebral palsy.

Treatment and Management Options for Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a lifelong condition, but various treatment and management options can help improve the quality of life for affected children. These options may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, medications, assistive devices, and surgeries. Our attorneys understand the long-term implications of cerebral palsy and can fight for the compensation necessary to provide the best care and support for your child.

Long-Term Effects and Challenges of Birth Trauma-Related Cerebral Palsy

Each child’s birth trauma injuries affect them differently. Birth trauma-related cerebral palsy can significantly impact a child’s physical abilities, cognitive function, communication skills, and overall development. Our compassionate legal team recognizes the long-term effects and challenges faced by families dealing with cerebral palsy. We are dedicated to pursuing fair compensation to ensure that your child receives the necessary resources for their ongoing care and well-being.

Medical Negligence and Birth Trauma-Related Cerebral Palsy Cases

Birth trauma-related cerebral palsy often arises from medical negligence during prenatal care, labor, or delivery. If medical professionals fail to meet the accepted standard of care, resulting in harm to your child, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Our birth injury attorneys and staff obstetrician have extensive experience handling these complex cases and will tirelessly advocate for your family’s rights.

Legal Rights and Options for Families Affected by Birth Trauma-Related Cerebral Palsy

Families facing birth trauma-related cerebral palsy deserve justice and compensation for the harm caused to their child. Our legal team can assess the circumstances surrounding your case, explain your rights, and discuss the available legal options. We are committed to providing compassionate support while fighting for the maximum compensation to help secure your child’s future.

Understanding Shoulder Dystocia During Childbirth

Shoulder dystocia is a birth complication that arises when a baby’s shoulder becomes lodged behind the mother’s pelvic bone during delivery. This condition poses risks to both the baby and the mother. The resulting injuries can be completely devastating, but the most upsetting aspect is that many of these injuries and deaths could have been prevented.

Our team of medical and legal professionals can help. We can’t undo the damage that has already been done, but we are often able to help families recover the financial resources they need to care for children or mothers who survive this birth trauma.

Preventing Shoulder Dystocia and Birth Injuries

Prevention is crucial in minimizing the occurrence of shoulder dystocia. Medical professionals should be trained to identify risk factors and implement appropriate procedures to manage difficult deliveries. If negligence or medical errors resulted in shoulder dystocia and subsequent birth injuries, our attorneys can help hold responsible parties accountable for their actions.

Pursuing Compensation for Birth Trauma-Related Cerebral Palsy and Shoulder Dystocia

Compensation in birth injury cases can cover medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, assistive devices, specialized education, pain and suffering, and other damages resulting from negligence. Our dedicated attorneys will meticulously evaluate the details of your case, work with medical experts, and pursue the compensation your family deserves to provide the best possible care for your child.

How OnderLaw Can Help You with Birth Trauma Lawsuit

At OnderLaw, we have a proven track record of success in handling birth injury cases, including those related to cerebral palsy and shoulder dystocia. Our compassionate attorneys will guide you through the legal process, offering personalized attention and support every step of the way. We are committed to fighting for justice and ensuring that responsible parties are held accountable for the injuries caused.

Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and discuss your birth injury case with our experienced legal team. We are here to provide the support and guidance you need to protect your child’s rights and pursue the justice and compensation they deserve.