Infographic: 10 Common Misconceptions about Cerebral Palsy

Unfortunately, Cerebral Palsy remains a highly misunderstood condition for many people. The broad spectrum of symptoms and severities has led to a clouded understanding of what Cerebral palsy actually is, resulting in a number of misinformed stereotypes and misconceptions.

Cerebral Palsy is caused by an injury to the developing brain during pregnancy, delivery or post-birth care. These unfortunate brain injuries can be caused by genetic factors, but are often the result of medical malpractice on the part of midwives, doctors, nurses and other obstetric specialists.

If your child has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, a professionally-conducted Medical Legal Review can uncover the cause of your child’s disability. If negligence is linked to your child’s condition, a Cerebral Palsy birth injury lawyer can help you pursue the Lifetime Benefits to which your child may be entitled.

In an effort to separate fact from fiction regarding the pervasive myths surrounding Cerebral Palsy, we have compiled 10 common misconceptions about the condition in the infographic below.

To learn more about how a Cerebral Palsy birth injury lawyer can help you and your child, or to request a free Medical Legal Review, please contact Stern Law, PLLC today by completing the form on this page or calling (800) 462-5772.

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