Cerebral Palsy affects more than 10,000 children each year. Has your child suffered brain damage, or injury during birth from a doctor’s mistake? The Pennsylvania attorneys at Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP are here to help you. With offices in Harrisburg, Lancaster, York, Hanover and Carlisle to serve you, getting results for your Cerebral Palsy related birth injury is our top priority.
As attorneys experienced in medical malpractice cases resulting in Cerebral Palsy in Pennsylvania, the attorneys at Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP are here to help you with your birth injury claim.
Cerebral Palsy Attorneys
Our attorneys specializing in Cerebral Palsy cases are ready to help you with our team of legal professionals. The experienced attorneys at Handler Henning & Rosenberg, LLP handle all areas of accident injury, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, defective products, other birth injuries, trucking accidents and defective drug (harmful side effects) injury cases in the Pennsylvania area.
Cerebral Palsy facts
- Cerebral Palsy is a number of disorders of the developing brain affecting body movement, posture and muscle coordination.
- Cerebral Palsy is caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain, usually occurring during fetal development; before, during, or shortly after birth; during infancy; or early childhood.
- Cerebral Palsy is not a disease, not progressive and not communicable.
- The United Cerebral Palsy Research and Educational Foundation estimates between 1.5-2.0 million children and adults have cerebral palsy in the United States.
- Cerebral Palsy is diagnosed in over 10,000 babies and infants annually.
- Cerebral palsy is diagnosed in 1,200 – 1,500 preschool age children each year.
In many cases, it is necessary to use economists, medical experts, and even life care planners to fully document the extent of care for your child’s condition. Pennsylvania has very tough birth injury laws. You need a birth injury attorney familiar with the laws of Pennsylvania regarding birth injuries to work on your behalf.
Call the Law Offices of Handler, Henning & Rosenberg, LLP right now at 1-800-461-4140 to discuss your birth injury case.
Contact a Pennsylvania Injury Attorney To Get The Compensation You Deserve For Your Injury
When you contact a Pennsylvania Injury Attorney at our firm to handle your cerebral palsy injury case, you get an expert team of legal professionals. We have helped thousands of car accident injury victims recover settlements for their injuries, losses, and pain & suffering.
Our injury attorneys handle more than cerebral palsy, we can also help you with, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, product liability, asbestos exposure, dog bites, birth injuries, trucking accidents, traumatic brain injury, motorcycle accidents, side effects, and premises liability cases anywhere in Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Cerebral Palsy lawsuit process
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In the process of your Cerebral Palsy birth injury lawsuit our lawyers will file a direct lawsuit against your doctor, the hospital, and any other responsible party for your child’s birth injury. Alternately, as a first step, we might notify the parties that you intend to file a lawsuit. The health care providers will then notify their medical malpractice insurers about the birth injury lawsuit. At that point, the lawsuit defense is turned over to the medical malpractice insurer and the medical malpractice defense attorneys.
Cerebral Palsy lawsuit settlement
Most cases are settled during the process of collecting information in the initial stages of the Cerebral Palsy/birth injury lawsuit.
In this case your lawyer will talk with you about an appropriate settlement amount. You have the final say when the other side offers to settle. If you decide to settle, the birth injury lawsuit ends. If you and the other side can’t agree on a dollar amount, your case goes to trial. Our birth injury legal team will then bring all the facts to light in a court of law and work hard to resolve your birth injury medical malpractice case.