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How common is cerebral palsy?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), located in Atlanta, Georgia, has extensively studied the prevalence of cerebral palsy in American children. According to the CDC, in 1996, an estimated 3.6 per 1,000 eight-year-old children in metro Atlanta, or about 1 in 278, had cerebral palsy. In 2000, the prevalence of cerebral palsy was an estimated 3.1 per 1,000, or about 1 in 323 eight-year-olds.

Pittsburgh Lawyers Represent Clients with Cerebral Palsy and Other Birth Injuries Throughout Western Pennsylvania

The birth of a child is often times one of the most joyous occasions in a parent's life. Sadly, this supposedly magical time can be ruined by the discovery of a birth injury. Naturally, most parents are traumatized and concerned about the health of their child. However, what some fail to recognize are the medical expenses which are bound to accumulate when caring for a child with a birth injury. This is why it is so crucial to find a reliable Pittsburgh birth injury lawyer as soon as possible. If your newborn has suffered from a birth injury such as Erb's Palsy, brain damage from placenta previa or anything else, the Pittsburgh, PA Attorneys at Berger & Lagnese, LLC can help.

 

Call the Experienced Cerebral Palsy Attorneys in Pittsburgh, PA at Berger & Lagnese, LLC for a Free Consultation

If you have recently given birth to a child whom was then diagnosed with a Birth Injury, you may be entitled to compensation. Even the doctors in top hospitals in Pittsburgh, PA, including UPMC Mercy, St. Clair Hospital and Allegheny General Hospital, are fully capable of making negligent mistakes that could harm your child. When your child is diagnosed with cerebral palsy, contact the skilled birth injury lawyers at Berger & Lagnese, LLC. Our office is located at 310 Grant St #720, Pittsburgh, PA 15219, and we can be reached either online or via phone, at (412) 471-4300.

 

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