April 14, 2015

What Are The Causes of Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is a broad term used to describe a group of chronic disorders that impair control of movement. This usually occurs when a child’s developing brain is damaged. Cerebral palsy usually develops when a child turns 2 or 3 years. About 10,000 infants in the United States are diagnosed with this condition and about…

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April 24, 2012

Common Causes of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a term used for the group of non-progressive brain lesions that affect body movement, balance and posture. Non-progressive brain lesions do not produce ongoing degeneration of the brain. Cerebral palsy is generally a result of an abnormality or disruption in brain development before, during, or after birth. It may also be caused by a combination…

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February 7, 2012

Cerebral Palsy: The Result of Medical Malpractice?

Does your child suffer from cerebral palsy? If so, you may be able to file a claim against a hospital or staff if their negligence caused the injury. What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder that affects muscle movement and brain function. While the symptoms can range from mild to severe, they…

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March 3, 2011

What are the Links Between Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice?

If your child has suffered serious brain injury, resulting in Cerebral Palsy, you may be wondering if your child’s injuries are the result of medical malpractice. Could your baby’s injuries have been prevented? Did your doctors and other medical professionals follow proper medical protocol? We at d’Oliveira & Associates, help people like you every day….

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