Is Your Child Affected By Cerebral Palsy?

Nearly 10,000 infants are affected by cerebral palsy every year, according to the United Cerebral Palsy organization (UCP). Many factors can cause cerebral palsy, but substandard medical care during labor and delivery is a common one.

If medical negligence is to blame for your child's cerebral palsy, you can count on a Toledo cerebral palsy lawyer at Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., to protect your rights. Our medical malpractice lawyers, paralegals, nurses, other medical care providers, accountants, economists and experts have the experience, resources and determination to ensure that your family gets the compensation you need to help your child lead a productive life.

To learn more about your legal rights and options if your child was injured by medical malpractice, call 419-408-9431 or contact us online. We offer free consultations and are available 24/7.

Types of cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder. It can cause physical and cognitive disabilities that affect a person's ability to think, see, hear, learn and move. There are several types of cerebral palsy, including:

  • Athetoid or dyskineti, characterized by uncontrolled, involuntary movements. Control of posture is difficult.
  • Ataxic, characterized by poor coordination, balance and depth perception. Difficulty with speech is possible.
  • Spastic, characterized by difficulties with movement, muscle stiffness and permanent contractions

Our attorneys have more than 50 years of experience helping people obtain compensation they need to recover from cerebral palsy and other disorders caused by negligent medical providers.

A law firm with the resources and the experience to protect your child and your family

If your child has cerebral palsy as a result of a preventable medical error, your family should be fairly compensated for the increased costs your family will have and for your child's pain and suffering. Children with cerebral palsy often need a lifetime of special medical , educational and other needs. They may have a diminished quality of life. Elk & Elk can hold negligent medical providers accountable and help you find the justice you need.

We have the experience, resources and track record to help us protect the rights of your and your loved ones. Our medical malpractice lawyers, nurses, accountants, other experts and support staff can help you ensure that your family gets the compensation necessary to lovingly raise a child with cerebral palsy.

Schedule a free consultation if your child suffers from cerebral palsy

If your child has cerebral palsy as the result of a negligent medical provider, call us today. Call 1-800-ELK-OHIO or fill out our free, no-obligation online contact form. We're available 24/7/365, and there are no upfront costs.