Causes of Cerebral Palsy

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What Is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a term used to describe a category of chronic conditions affecting body movements and muscle control.  It can be caused by damage to the brain before, during, or after birth.  Sometimes, cerebral palsy is a birth injury resulting from medical malpractice.

What are Some Causes of Cerebral Palsy?

There is not one specific cause of cerebral palsy.  However, cerebral palsy can result from brain damages sustained before, during or after birth.  Some medical mistakes that have caused children to be born with cerebral palsy include: 

Do I Need a Lawyer to Sue for Medical Malpractice?

If your child was born with cerebral palsy as a result of medical malpractice, you should speak to an experienced medical malpractice attorney to learn more about the value of your case and what types of recoveries are available to you.

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Last Modified: 01-18-2013 04:19 PM PST

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