Resource4thePeople recently increased the number of attorneys who are now available to review claims from consumers over allegations of medical malpractice that may have caused cerebral palsy or other birth defects in infants.
“Our data shows that there is a great demand from consumers about information in the area of cerebral palsy and birth defects, which occur in about 750,000 births in the United States each day,” said Research4thePeople.
Resource4thePeople said that the additional staff is experienced in handling medical malpractice claims and will be sensitive to the needs of each family that may have been affected in such cases.
Resource4thePeople also has established a new information site that provides a detailed, easy-to-read outline of how medical malpractice can occur in some cases resulting in cerebral palsy and other birth defects.
Cerebral palsy is general description of a set of neurological problems that, tragically, stem from brain damage and permanent disrupt an individual's capacity for muscle coordination and body movement control. This can occur during fetal development, birth, post-birth or during the first few years of life.
“Families place the care of the mother and infant during the birthing process in the hands of medical practitioners with the trust that these professionals will meet the accepted standards of medical care,” said Resource4thePeople.
“Unfortunately, this is not always the case and sometimes mistakes are made that can cause such serious medical conditions as cerebral palsy, which have lifetime consequences for the child and the family involving medical costs, special education costs and other expenses directly attributable to this condition.”
There are several different types of cerebral palsy, which are classified as neurological disorders that cau
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