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Are there different types of cerebral palsy?

Yes, there are five different types of cerebral palsy. The classification depends on the severity of the child's limitations, as well as what parts of their body and brain are affected. The five types of cerebral palsy are Spastic Cerebral Palsy, Athetoid Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy, Ataxic Cerebral Palsy, Hypotonic Cerebral Palsy, and Mixed Cerebral Palsy.

Cerebral Palsy Lawyers in Pennsylvania Represent Clients with Birth Injuries in Pittsburgh, PA and Surrounding Areas


Cerebral Palsy is a birth injury caused by damage to the brain either before birth or during delivery. The main symptom present throughout all variations is impaired muscle reflexes, coordination and all around control of the muscles. Needless to say, when a Pittsburgh birth injury such as cerebral palsy occurs, the parents of the afflicted child are devastated. Even nationally recognized hospitals in Pittsburgh, PA can commit careless mistakes that result in the occurrence of a birth injury, including UPMC Mercy, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, and St. Clair Hospital, to name a few. If your child was diagnosed with cerebral palsy as a result of a hospital's negligence, the Pennsylvania birth injury attorneys at Berger & Lagnese, LLC can help fight for the compensation you deserve.


Contact the Experienced Birth Injury Attorneys in Pittsburgh, PA at Berger & Lagnese, LLC for a Free Consultation Today


Birth injuries can be one of the most challenging circumstances that any new parent can face. They can make a families future less clear and bring on a monsoon of new expenses in order to care for their child. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, or any other birth defect, contact the birth injury lawyers at Berger & Lagnese, LLC to discuss your case. Our office is located at 310 Grant St #720, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, and consultations can be scheduled either online or via phone, at (412) 275-4122.