King of Prussia Cerebral Palsy Lawyer
King of Prussia Cerebral Palsy Lawyer
A Cerebral Palsy lawyer in King of Prussia (KOP) is here to help after a KOP birth injury. Cerebral palsy (CP) happens due to abnormal brain development after KOP medical malpractice. CP is a brain injury that occurs while the brain is developing – before, during, and after birth of your newborn infant. Cerebral palsy can lead to a lifetime battling permanent physical impairment with nerve and permanent brain injury. The onset of CP is sometimes delayed. Types of cerebral palsy include ataxic cerebral palsy, athetoid cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, facial nerve palsy and brachial Plexus Injury (palsy). Each cerebral palsy type is determined by the affected handicapped body limbs and severe physical limitations. Approximately 75% King of Prussia cerebral palsy patients suffer a lifetime of chronic pain and suffering due to permanent damage. There is no medical cure for babies afflicted with cerebral palsy due to negligent labor and delivery medical malpractice. A lifetime of physical therapy, medications and surgeries may assist in movement of your child. Other areas of KOP cerebral palsy brain injury involve permanent damage include learning, speech, developmental delays and mental issues. Congenital Cerebral Palsy in KOP is due to labor and delivery error medical malpractice and often occurs during a difficult birth of your infant child. Eighty-five percent of Congenital CP often occurs during birth due to labor and delivery King of Prussia medical malpractice of the obstetrician, pediatrician, anesthesiologist and medical staff. Due to medical error, medication error and obstetrician and anesthesiologist and medical staff you and your baby may suffer non diagnosed maternal infection, detached placenta, cerebrovascular accidents (stroke or bleeding in the brain) and umbilical cord issues disrupting oxygen supply to the infant and resulting in KOP cerebral palsy. Call a King of Prussia cerebral palsy lawyer at the Trapani Law Firm for a free consultation.
A cerebral palsy lawyer in KOP is here to help if your child has suffered a birth injury during labor and delivery. King of Prussia Pennsylvania is located in Montgomery County PA at border of Philadelphia in Upper Merion Township, Northeastern Pennsylvania. Labor and delivery hospitals and birth medical centers, including child birthing and neonate and premature birth care include: Bryn Mawr Hospital located at 130 South Bryn Mawr Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA serving as a maternity and childbirth delivery medical center. Einstein Medical Center, 559 West Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19403, Abington-Jefferson Hospital, 1200 Old York Road, Abington, Montgomery County, PA, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, CHOP Specialty Care and Surgery Center, 550 S. Goddard Blvd., King of Prussia and The Birth Center at Lifecycle Woman’s Care (LWC), 918 County Line Road, Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County PA and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) 3401 Civic Center Blvd 19104. An experienced KOP birth injury lawyer is available to meet you and your family at any of these medical treatment facilities for a free consultation. Further, our King of Prussia cerebral palsy lawyers will file a medical malpractice lawsuit in the Eastern District Court of Pennsylvania, James A Byrne U.S. Courthouse, 601 Market Street, Philadelphia County, Philadelphia, PA, 19106 or in the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, 2 E. Airy Street, Norristown, PA 19403. Call today for a free consultation.
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy Lawyer
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy in KOP typically occurs before, during or just after the birth of your newborn child. Permanent ataxic cerebral palsy damage occurs often as a result of a birth injury and King of Prussia medical malpractice error. CP can arise due to: failing to diagnose, administer proper medication, failing to detect a prolapsed umbilical cord, lack of oxygen or negligent and aggressive use of birthing equipment causes ataxic cerebral palsy of your newborn. Your infant may show visual signs of unsteadiness and fine motor difficulty attempting to hold an object and will tremor. The clinical examination may initially suggest brain injury hypotonia and changes into a more diagnostic form of KOP Ataxic Cerebral Palsy. Ataxic Ccerebral palsy is often not diagnosed until your newborn reaches toddler age. An MRI, SPECT CT (Brain Scan) which is able to detect stroke and diagnose seizures and bleeding in the brain, or PET scan (positron emission tomography) assists in diagnosing the site of the ataxic cerebral palsy hemorrhage or lesion birth injury of your child. Often your infant shows lack of coordination, imbalance and problems with depth perception. Your ataxic cerebral palsy damaged child may suffer permanent paralysis. A lifetime of physical, speech, developmental and behavioral therapies will be needed to assist in muscle tone, movement and communication. Your child may need orthotic devices, bracing, adaptive mobility devices, muscle relaxants and other pain modalities to assist in the permanent birth injury caused by a KOP negligent birth injury.
Athetoid Cerebral Palsy Attorney
Athetoid Cerebral Palsy in KOP, also identified as Dyskinetic CP, which is diagnosed by brain damage located in the mid region of the newborn brain. Athetoid CP medical testing to diagnose brain damage includes brain MRI, ultrasound, blood testing and an EEG, which will show neurological abnormalities in the brain including epilepsy, neurological testing revealing mental retardation and hearing deficit. Permanent brain injury to the basal ganglia or the cerebellum part of your newborn results in permanent slow and involuntary muscle tone movement. Many times, athetoid cerebral palsy (CP) is the result of a child birth injury including maternal and fetal infection, trauma to your child’s developing brain and lack of fetal oxygen or blood clotting. This can affect how your child walks, inability to maintain posture, slurred speech and difficulty swallowing. A parent or caregiver can identify early infant missed milestones including limpness, inability to roll over, inability to kick legs or reach for objects. Your permanently injured athetoid cerebral palsy child could endure a lifetime of permanent therapies due to brain injury. PT therapists will also try and help overcoming sensory impairments, occupational and speech therapy are also necessary. There is no cure for Athetoid Cerebral Palsy in King of Prussia PA. Your child may be subject to a lifetime of medications, behavioral therapy, psychological therapy, drugs to assist in lessening your child’s pain, athetoid cerebral surgeries, developmental specialists and special education. Birth injury athetoid cerebral palsy permanent damage may require orthopedic surgeries, bracing, wheelchair, walker and additional adaptive equipment. Call a KOP cerebral palsy lawyer today for a free consultation.
Erb’s Palsy Lawyer KOP
Erb’s Palsy, also known as brachial plexus palsy, is a particular type of birth palsy in which paralysis often occurs while an infant’s neck is overextended to the side during a difficult medical malpractice delivery in King of Prussia PA. There are four different types of Erb’s Palsy affecting birth injury newborn infants, including torn nerve, neuroma, damage to nerve fibers and neurapraxia which shocks the nerve and avulsion, when the newborn suffers a completely torn nerve from the spinal cord area due to the medical malpractice of an inexperienced or negligent obstetrician or physician in KOP. Your infant’s shoulders can become trapped inside the mother’s pelvis. Erb’s palsy can occur due to the position inside the uterus and may occur during a negligent C-section. As a result, an infant may suffer permanent Erb’s Palsy paresis involving the muscles supplied by the fifth and sixth cervical nerves. The newborn will suffer from full or partial lack of movement, numbness, burning sensation, pain and weakened grip. Permanent Erb’s palsy in KOP could be the result of an unskilled obstetric physician performing a delivery with the use of forceps. King of Prussia medical diagnostic testing should be performed immediately including an EMG (electromyography) which will test the newborns nerve and muscle fibers, MRI and myelogram which will diagnose spinal cord, nerve root and tissue damage. Early diagnosis is important to begin daily physical therapy, keeping joints limber and functioning.
Facial Nerve Palsy Lawyer Philadelphia
KOP Facial nerve palsy affects the 7th cranial nerve. Pressure on the 7th cranial nerve causes facial paralysis. Facial nerve palsy can be the result of birth causing the loss of voluntary muscle movement. Some factors causing serious and permanent facial nerve palsy birth injury includes long labor anesthesiologist epidural medications Cytotec and Pitocin used to induce or bring on labor and stronger contractions. Use of epidural anesthesia can cause King of Prussia facial nerve palsy. Most often facial nerve palsy is associated especially with the negligent use of forceps and vacuum devices used by an unskilled obstetrician during labor and delivery. Facial nerve palsy can also be the result of failure to monitor fetal position, size of your loved one infant including breach delivery. Acquired facial nerve palsy is often diagnosed through a physical examination, MRI, nerve conduction test (NCT). This birth-associated trauma of the head and neck is identified through Apgar scores, length of delivery, newborn cephalohematoma, hematoma, facial nerve paresis with risk factors including forceps and vacuum delivery, clavicle and skull fracture. Facial nerve palsy birth injury is caused by medical malpractice and permanent damage to hearing, taste, facial expression and other sensory areas. Treatment for KOP facial nerve paralysis in your infant child includes plastic surgery in which a surgeon performs an operation called “static sling”, attempting to support drooping skin, functional muscle transfer grafting surgery, nutritional support, speech language therapy and other modalities. Your child may suffer a lifetime of medical appointments, pain, suffering and psychological damage due to a King of Prussia cerebral palsy diagnosis.
Brachial Plexus (Palsy) KOP
The brachial plexus is a very large network of nerves running from your infant’s neck to arm. Brachial Plexus Palsy birth injury in KOP is often caused by a traumatic child birth labor and delivery malpractice. During a baby’s delivery the loved one’s shoulder can become stuck depending on the fetal position inside the uterus, breech birth. The failure to properly monitor the fetus position inside the uterus and improper infant delivery by the obstetrician, midwife, pediatrician and nurse hospital staff often results in additional injury, including shoulder dystocia, or damage to the nerves of the brachial plexus. KOP medical malpractice Neonatal brachial plexus palsy (NBPP) causes permanent disability and Horner’s syndrome. Failure of the labor and delivery team to treat fetal distress and tanning the infant’s head and neck and stretching the newborn baby’s raised arms during a breech delivery. Aggressive medical care and treatment is critical due to lack of nerve stimulation and lessening the probability of the injured muscle to function normally. Your permanently injured child should have a thorough physical examination performed along with various imaging studies including an MRI and ultrasound. Brain injured Brachial Plexus Birth also referred to as BPP can affect the upper arm and is called Duchenne-Erb or Erb-Duchenne paralysis. Your injured child will need to undergo a life time of physical and occupational therapies, shoulder braces, scapular stabilizers, immobilization with the use of kinesio taping after a cerebral palsy diagnosis. Early surgical repair of neonatal brachial plexus palsy (BPP) occurring within 3-6 months of life is strongly recommended in an effort to recover and restore function. Depending on the permanent nerve injuries your child can be partially or fully paralyzed. There is no cure for brain injury Brachial Plexus Birth Injury in King of Prussia PA. Your child diagnosed with brachial plexus palsy will suffer a lifetime of pain, medications and round the clock medical care.
Our King of Prussia cerebral palsy lawyers work on a contingency fee, meaning we don’t get paid unless we obtain economic compensation or a KOP medical malpractice lawsuit settlement for our injured child client and their parents. Additionally, all Montgomery County and Philadelphia birth injury consultations are free of charge. Please give us a call anytime to discuss a possible King of Prussia birth injury lawsuit. The top KOP Cerebral Palsy lawyers will have a history of Montgomery County medical malpractice lawsuit settlement success and high moral standards in their local Philadelphia community. Our KOP birth injury attorneys are here to help get you and your baby the justice you deserve after a KOP Cerebral Palsy birth injury. Our King of Prussia birth injury lawyers offer free consultations in the Philadelphia and greater KOP areas.