Some birth injuries are apparent when the child is born, other manifest and show themselves throughout the child’s development. Brain injuries commonly will not be apparent for at least a few months after birth. Brain injuries can be caused during the pregnancy, during birth or even soon after birth.
Cerebral Palsy is a condition, which injures the brain due to lack of oxygen traveling to the baby’s brain. This can occur during the pregnancy, birth or after delivery. Cerebral Palsy is serious and can cause permanent damage to a baby’s brain and hindering the baby’s normal development.
Erb’s Palsy is when the nerves of the baby’s arm are injured during delivery. Erb’s Palsy ranges in severity. In some cases, the injury can leave the arm completely paralyzed and significantly interfere with hand movement. In other cases, the baby may have temporary loss of feeling and muscle function, which wear off in a few weeks or months after the birth.
If you think your baby may be suffering from a birth defect, you should consult an attorney immediately to figure out all of your options. If your child’s condition is long term, it may be time to start planning for their health care costs, physical therapy, counseling and medical bills.
Call NNK today at 972-939-4878 and tell us about your case so we can conduct a full evaluation of your rights and options.
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