Brain Damage/Cerebral Palsy Can Be Caused By Malpractice | DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog


“Some people come into our lives, leave footprints on our hearts, and we are never the same.” -Franz Peter Schubert The medical staff at the Mayo Clinic define “Cerebral palsy” (CP) is a general term for a group of disorders that appear during the first few years of life and affect a child’s ability to coordinate body movements. Cerebral palsy can cause muscles to be weak and floppy, or rigid and stiff. In the United States, cerebral palsy occurs in about two to four out of every 1,000 births. The disorder is usually caused by brain injuries, including lack of…

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