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Cerebral palsy: Determining a viable claim for medical malpractice

Monday, January 29, 2018 @ 9:14 AM | By Paul Cahill

Cerebral palsy can be a life sentence, imposed at birth, of complete dependence on others for all activities of daily living. For parents burdened with such monumental care obligations and associated expenses, the question must be asked: “Could this have been avoided?”

This article will explore the way by which infants acquire cerebral palsy, as well as some of the warning signs that might suggest a viable claim for medical malpractice.  

Medical terminology

Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) or intrapartum asphyxia is a type of brain damage...