Wilmington Cerebral Palsy Attorneys
Assisting Families Whose Children Are Born with Cerebral Palsy
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 10,000 babies born in the U.S. each year develop cerebral palsy. This condition continues to persist despite advances in medical technology and prenatal care. Sadly, some children are afflicted with this condition due to the actions of physicians or nurses. At the law firm of Daniel Pleasant Holoman LLP in Wilmington, we represent parents whose children were harmed due to medical negligence during pregnancy or during delivery.
Our attorneys have handled countless cerebral palsy cases over the years, and we understand the impact this condition has on children and entire families. Expensive care is needed, even after the child reaches adulthood. Our role as attorneys is to inform parents of their legal options and pursue full compensation for clients.
What Is Cerebral Palsy?
Cerebral palsy is a condition resulting from damage to the part of the brain that is responsible for muscle control, movement, and balance. It manifests itself in various ways, including mental retardation, seizures, and difficulty with motor function. Some children require care for their entire lives. Others can function somewhat independently as they age.
When Does Cerebral Palsy Develop?
Brain damage can occur at any point during pregnancy. Only a highly trained and experienced medical professional can assess whether the condition was caused by medical negligence. Sometimes cerebral palsy is unpreventable, but in some cases, it results from preventable pregnancy complications or errors during the delivery process. This is where we come in.
Should I Talk to an Attorney?
We recommend that you contact our lawyers if you believe any of the following applies to you:
- Pitocin or Oxytocin was used to induce labor
- A cesarean section was performed late in the process or not at all, and you believe it was necessary
- Fetal distress went unnoticed
- Mother and baby were not monitored at all times during birth
- The baby showed signs of jaundice at birth
Caring for a child with cerebral palsy can be difficult, but you don’t have to do it alone.
Daniel Pleasant Holoman LLP handles cerebral palsy and other birth injury cases throughout the Southeast in North Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, and Tennessee. You can speak with one of our lawyers by calling our office toll free at (866) 380-2281 or by contacting us online.
We Are Not a Case Mill Firm
We keep a low case volume so that we can dedicate the massive amount of time, energy, and resources that each case deserves.
Primary Focus on Serious Injury Cases
We handle serious medical malpractice cases. Other law firms around the country refer us cases they are not equipped to take on or are afraid to handle.
Trained & Experienced Trial Lawyers
Many lawyers who advertise for and take injury cases are either unwilling or afraid to take cases to trial if necessary to achieve a fair result, but we have extensive experience with actual medical malpractice and nursing home negligence jury trials. We prepare every single case as if we will go to trial.
A Focused, Creative, Collaborative Team Approach
Our attorneys work together on virtually all of our cases in order to secure the best possible outcome. Three minds are always better than one.