Cerebral Palsy Lawyer Questions The Sincerity Of Hospitals Offering Pre-Litigation Settlements
Having a child with cerebral palsy can create a significant financial burden over time. Even if a person reliable insurance, out of pocket expenses can still accumulate very quickly. Lee… more »
Children who suffer disabling injuries such as a birth defect or childbirth trauma often need lifelong living assistance. In many incidents, the child requires ongoing care to accomplish even the most basic activities like eating, dressing, toileting or bathing. In some cases, specialized equipment or an environment modification to the home or transport vehicle is necessary to sustain their… more »
Having a child with cerebral palsy can create a significant financial burden over time. Even if a person reliable insurance, out of pocket expenses can still accumulate very quickly. Lee Memorial Healthcare System leaders are trying to pass a policy that offers a settlement to victims of medical negligence before they go to court. These kinds of settlements can lead… more »
Families with children who suffer from birth injuries such as cerebral palsy know the emotional and financial toll the disease can have. In England, a 17-year-old name Sean Bryne was recently awarded 3.75M pounds, or 6.1M dollars for a negligent delivery that left Sean with cerebral palsy.
Errors monitoring the fetal heartbeat
Affecting the left side of his body, Sean’s… more »
Living life with cerebral palsy means living life with constant medical and therapy appointments. In order to gain the most mobility and the best quality of life it’s important for children diagnosed with the muscular disorder to start therapy early and go often.
One family living in Britain is speaking out against Great Britain’s plan to cut legal aid. They… more »
23 years after being born during an poorly performed birth delivery, an Irish woman confined to her wheel chair was awarded 2.5M euros, which converts to over $3.6 million dollars.
Lauren Tinney was born in 1988 at the Letterkenny General Hospital. During the birth it was claimed that Lauren suffered from fetal distress and asphyxiation, and was not properly monitored… more »
In 2001, a midwife delivered Hannah Tilton at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, Maine. It was a difficult delivery, and at an early age, Hannah was diagnosed with severe mental retardation that will confine her to a wheel chair for the rest of her life. She is also unable to see, speak, or communicate and is fed through a… more »
Eight years ago Daniel D’Attilo was born after a delayed delivery. The result of the birth injury was brain damage, which led to Daniel being diagnosed with a severe case of cerebral palsy. He will never be able to speak, eat or walk, and he suffers from seizures.
Daniel’s parents filed a case in 2005 asserting that Cathy D’Attillo’s amniotic… more »
For children with cerebral palsy, early therapy is crucial. Most families rely on Medicaid to help pay for these therapies which can include physical, occupational and speech therapy.
Cost cutting for those who need it the most
However, in South Carolina, many families of children with cerebral palsy are facing a nightmare. Medicaid cuts are being implemented which will limit… more »
In Owls Head, Massachusetts lives a 5 year-old girl who is currently in a full body cast with a special attachment to keep her legs open in order to help properly align her hips. Makayla O’Hara-Damon was born with cerebral palsy, and suffers from many physical and neurological issues.
Preventing disabling scoliosis
On May 18th, Makayla had surgery at the… more »