Our Michigan birth injury lawyers often handle cases for families of children born with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy is a term used to describe a set of chronic disorders that impair the brain's ability to adequately control movement and posture. This disruption in the brain's ability to adequately control movement and posture is caused by faulty development or damage to the motor areas in the brain. By definition, Cerebral Palsy refers to the brain's two halves (cerebral) and, to any disorder involving the impairment of control of bodily movement (palsy).
How Is Cerebral Palsy Caused?
Cerebral palsy can be caused due to medical errors and negligence both before and during the birth of a child. Brain damage causing cerebral palsy is permanent from the time of injury. Cerebral palsy has no cure. Although the brain damage that causes cerebral palsy cannot be cured, the functional problems associated with cerebral palsy can improve through therapy, medication or, in some cases, surgery.
Caring For Someone With Cerebral Palsy
People with Cerebral Palsy will need a variety of services to make life livable for them and gain them some measure of independence. Caring for someone with Cerebral Palsy is a significant monetary burden. The cost of medications, therapy, and lifetime treatment are expensive, as is adaptive equipment, schooling, transportation and other necessities.
Medical Malpractice Lawyers Handling Michigan Cerebral Palsy Malpractice Lawsuits
In the event that cerebral palsy was due to medical negligence, a lawsuit can be filed to obtain a settlement to compensate the child and his parents. This often includes significant funds necessary to care for the child throughout his or her lifetime.
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Statute of Limitations For Michigan Cerebral Palsy Malpractice Lawsuits
The statute of limitations for medical malpractice cases varies from state to state. In Michigan, you must file a medical malpractice lawsuit within two years of the date of the malpractice. If you miss a deadline, your claim will be lost forever. To avoid these severe consequences, you should contact the Michigan malpractice lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. immediately.
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We will represent you in your Michigan birth injury case under our NO FEE PROMISE. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!
Contact a Michigan Cerebral Palsy Medical Malpractice Attorney
Individuals injured by a cerebral palsy medical malpractice should contact one one our Michigan cerebral palsy medical malpractcie lawyers. Call us now at (800) 606-1717.
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