If your child has cerebral palsy, our lawyers know how emotionally and physically difficult it can be to cope with that condition.
It can also be extremely expensive to raise a child with cerebral palsy.
A Maryland cerebral palsy attorney can advocate for you and help you receive the compensation your child deserves.
The experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico can examine the facts of your case and help you understand your legal options.
What Is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy is a disorder that can affect a person’s mobility, posture, and balance. It may also affect a person’s ability to walk and require them to use assistive devices.
While cerebral palsy can result from other causes, it can also arise from birth-related complications.
Indeed, negligence by a doctor or other healthcare worker can result in a child developing cerebral palsy.
Our Cerebral Palsy Attorneys Can Help You Prove Negligence
At Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico, our cerebral palsy attorneys can help you to investigate whether negligence by your physician or another healthcare professional caused your child’s condition.
Our attorneys can help you prove the elements of negligence required by the law and recover compensation: duty, breach, injury, causation and damages.
What Damages Can I Recover?
If you file a medical negligence claim involving cerebral palsy, your child may be eligible to receive economic and noneconomic damages.
Economic damages are compensation for monetary losses connected to an injury. Economic damages in a suit for cerebral palsy include:
- Medical bills,
- The cost of medical equipment, and
- Future medical expenses.
Damages for medical expenses can include the cost of surgeries, medication, and hospitalizations. It can also cover the costs of visits to the doctor and the cost of medical treatments your child will need in the future.
Noneconomic damages are compensation for emotional and psychological harm caused by an injury. Noneconomic damages include:
- Pain and suffering
- Emotional distress
- Loss of enjoyment of life
The experienced cerebral palsy lawyers at Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico can help you calculate your damages and fight for the compensation your child deserves.
How Baird Mandalas Brockstedt & Federico Can Assist You
Our cerebral palsy lawyers have extensive trial experience and have recovered millions of dollars for our clients.
Contact us today to schedule your free consultation to find out how we can help you.