What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy can occur when a child’s brain develops improperly or is damaged during or shortly after birth. Cerebral palsy often interferes with a child’s muscle control and may result in a physical disability.

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What Caused My Child's Cerebral Palsy?

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Many things can happen to an unborn child or newborn infant to cause cerebral palsy. In most cases, the condition stems from complications before or during birth. In some instances, cerebral palsy is caused by a doctor’s mistakes or a hospital’s error.

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What Are the Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy?

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A child with cerebral palsy may have difficulty controlling his or her muscles. The symptoms can range from mild to severe.

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What Are My Family’s Legal Options?

If your child’s cerebral palsy was caused by a doctor or hospital mistake, you may be facing a lifetime of expensive health care and rehabilitation.

It’s important to have your child’s case evaluated by an Illinois injury law firm that is familiar with cerebral palsy cases. Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard’s Equity Partner, David Pritchard and Chief Operating Officer, TJ Saye are both past board members on the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Chicago. Prompt legal action can help ensure that your child’s medical and educational needs are met. Contact our lawyers today.

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