Many of the medical issues that occur during pregnancy or delivery and lead to cerebral palsy should be anticipated, detected, and corrected by a physician or other medical staff before a serious problem occurs.
There are of course some unavoidable situations that lead to brain injury and, consequently, cerebral palsy. It is important to remember, though, that many of these circumstances are entirely preventable. Proper prenatal care is very important, as is having a knowledgeable and thorough physician during labor and delivery. If you have a child affected by CP that you believe was the result of a medical mistake or oversight, please take a moment to fill out the contact form on this page. We are very experienced in this area, and will assess your case for free and explain your legal options.