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Experienced and Compassionate New York Cerebral Palsy Lawyer Defending the Rights of Clients In Suffolk County, Nassau County, Queens County, and Throughout NY 

Cerebral palsy is a condition that results from brain damage. It can cause a host of symptoms in young children. Unfortunately, the effects and symptoms of cerebral palsy do not improve over time. They are in fact, permanent. Children can develop cerebral palsy for a number of reasons. There are times when children develop this condition as a result of medical negligence before, during, or shortly after childbirth. In this case, the parents have the right to sue for medical malpractice. With the help of an experienced New York cerebral palsy lawyer from the Harrison Law Group, P.C. you can seek compensation for your damages and justice on behalf of your child. 

Over the past three decades, the Harrison Law Group P.C. has helped clients recover millions in compensation for medical negligence, birth injury, and cerebral palsy in their children. We’ve fought vigorously to secure maximum compensation for every client we’ve represented. We will work to get the best outcome in your case too. 

Contact the Harrison Law Group, P.C. for consultation with an experienced attorney. Our free no-obligation consultation will provide you with the opportunity to gain insight into your case. Learn what your rights are, your legal options as well as the best way to approach your case for maximum recovery. 

What is Cerebral Palsy? 

Cerebral palsy is actually a group of neurological disorders resulting from injury to the brain during childhood. Cerebral palsy is irreversible. Children that have this condition do not get better over time. They will exhibit the symptoms and effects of the condition for the rest of their lives. Some of these symptoms include: 

  • Stiff or tight muscles 
  • Lack of muscle coordination 
  • Differences in muscle tone 
  • Involuntary movements or shaking 
  • Weakness in the limbs 
  • Poor reflexes
  • Difficulties in speaking 
  • Difficulties in swallowing 
  • Difficulty in performing precise movements such as writing 

Children with cerebral palsy suffer from impaired neurological and motor development. They often require extensive rehabilitation during their development. The condition affects children in different ways. Many children with this condition suffer from: 

  • Seizures 
  • Language and speech disorders 
  • Hearing loss 
  • Drooling 
  • Impaired vision 
  • Incontinence 
  • Intellectual disabilities 
  • Infections 
  • Long term illnesses 

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Compensation that an Experienced New York Cerebral Palsy Lawyer from the Harrison Law Group, P.C. can Help You Recover 

Cerebral palsy can occur for various reasons. If your child’s cerebral palsy is the result of medical negligence, we will fight to seek justice and financial compensation on your behalf.  We will work to recover all and any damages that you are entitled to including: 

  • Past and future medical expenses 
  • Expenses for long term care 
  • Rehabilitative care 
  • The cost of the vehicle and household adaptation 
  • Lost capacity to earn for your child 
  • pain and suffering 

Our attorneys are skilled at recovering compensation on behalf of injured parties. We work with medical experts to establish the long-term consequences of cerebral palsy on your child and your family. We will fight to recover maximum compensation and will not settle for anything less than we think is fair compensation. 

Reach Out to the Harrison Law Group and Schedule An Appointment for Free Consultation with an Experienced New York Cerebral Palsy Lawyer 

Injuries can be devastating especially when they happen to children. The devastation is even worse when your child is affected by a condition for the rest of their lives because of the negligence of the doctor you trusted to provide you and your child with the best care. The attorneys at the Harrison Law Group, P.C. are prepared to walk with you during this difficult time. Contact us to speak with an experienced New York cerebral palsy lawyer from our law firm. We provide free no-obligation consultation for parents of children that are victims of negligence. We will review your case to determine the best approach to take in recovering compensation and seeking justice on behalf of your child. 

Contact us today to learn more about what we can do. 

Frequently Asked Questions about Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits in NY

Do I have a valid cerebral palsy claim?

Not all cerebral palsy cases are a result of a doctor’s negligence. It is therefore important to provide evidence to show that your child’s condition was a result of negligence on the part of your doctor before, during, or after birth. Some cases of the negligence by doctors resulting in the development of cerebral palsy include:
— Failing to recognize infections during the pregnancy
— Failing to monitor the baby’s oxygen levels before or during birth and thus failing to recognize hypoxia leads to the development of cerebral palsy
— Causing a head injury during birth
— Failing to order a C-section when needed and thus causing the baby to be injured during birth
— Failing to diagnose the urinary tract or kidney infections in the mother
— Failing to react appropriately and in a timely manner to complications
If you’re not sure if you have a valid claim for medical malpractice resulting in cerebral palsy, you should get in touch with us, the Harrison Law Group, P.C. An experienced New York cerebral palsy lawyer will review your case to determine whether you have a valid claim or not. We will ensure you understand all your rights and options.

How much does a cerebral palsy lawyer cost?

Most cerebral palsy lawyers work on a contingency fee basis. If your child suffers from cerebral palsy and you believe it is a result of medical negligence, you should get in touch with us, the Harrison Law Group. Our attorneys will review your case and help you understand your rights and options. We will fight to recover maximum compensation in your case. We work on a contingency fee basis. That means that there is no risk for you. We only get paid if we win. You can enjoy the best legal representation without worrying about the costs. Contact us today to schedule an appointment for a free consultation with an attorney from our law firm.

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For over 30 years, The Harrison Law Group, P.C.’s ability, and desire to actively listen to you and deeply understand your experiences has set us apart. We aggressively pursue fair and appropriate compensation for our clients who have been injured in New York.

  • We listen because we care about your recovery and maintain consistent, clear communication to effectively express your voice on your behalf.
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What is Personal Injury?

If you’re injured as a result of a negligent third party, you may be entitled to compensation due to the damages you’ve experienced — either directly through the responsible party or their insurance company. An experienced New York personal injury lawyer will focus on tort law while seeking economic and non-economic damages for their clients — whether or not the target is a multi-million dollar award.

Personal injuries are classified as injuries to the body, mind, and emotions of an individual. When you suffer an injury because of another party, you experience turmoil, and your quality of life will change. Some victims experience loss of enjoyment of life, and even depression.

It’s important to speak with mindful attorneys who have the wisdom to handle your case effectively. Personal injury suits are filed against individuals or entities that cause harm due to recklessness, negligence, misconduct, or liability.

What Sets Us Apart?

Our attorneys and staff are competent, compassionate, and committed to seeking the maximum fair and appropriate compensation for all of our clients. We fight to win, not to quickly settle and move on to the next case. Our firm will make sure that you are properly advised of all of your options while giving you the proper legal advice to make the right decision for yourself and your family. We are willing to go above and beyond to meet your expectations, whether it’s meeting with you after hours, on the weekends, at your home, in the hospital, or at the office. We will make ourselves available for you 24/7.

Immediate Action

We understand the immediate concerns you will have, which include paying your bills, traveling to and from work and doctors’ appointments, and taking care of your daily responsibilities. We want you to know that here at The Harrison Law Group we understand and can help. We will take immediate action on your case and begin to work as soon as we are retained.

A Commitment to Excellence & Solutions For You

Our reputation is built on a record of attentiveness and diligence in pursuit of our clients’ interests. We fight hard for all of our clients with outstanding creative approaches and individualized solutions in personal injury and accident cases to seek the maximum fair and appropriate compensation. Time after time, The Harrison Law Group, P.C. has taken cases that other attorneys either wanted to drop or would have settled for small amounts, and we turned them into million-dollar cases. We have been dedicated to Personal Injury and helping our clients pursue justice for over 30 years.

Constant Communication

Our office sets itself apart because we do not only return phone calls; we call our clients at least every 30 days to provide a status update on your case — and if there is no update, we call to see how you are doing. Happy clients are informed clients, and we are committed to keeping you informed every step of the way. We are available 24/7 to all of our clients via email, text, or phone to answer questions and give updates. While we have a big firm reputation, we have a small firm dedication to each client.

Types of Personal Injury

Personal injuries can refer to injuries sustained due to dental malpractice, product liability, or assault claims, but they more commonly involve the following types of injuries:

Car Accidents

When your vehicle collides with another vehicle, a pedestrian, an animal, debris, or another stationary obstruction such as a tree, pole, or building, you may face significant injuries and expenses that often include medical treatment and vehicle repairs. Following a car accident that was no fault of your own, it is important to immediately begin working with a New York personal injury lawyer to seek fair and appropriate compensation.

Truck Accidents

Motor vehicle accidents involving a truck or tractor-trailer and caused by the recklessness of others will present additional complex factors that are not present in a regular car accident case. You can be certain that there will be attorneys representing the truck driver, which is why you should partner with a New York personal injury lawyer at our law office immediately.

Motorcycle Accidents

When your motorcycle is involved in a motor vehicle accident at no fault of your own, you will need help in your fight to be fairly compensated in your case. As a client of our law firm, you can be confident that we are bringing the fight to the insurance company.

Premises Liability

An injury from an accident caused by unsafe conditions on someone else’s property often involves a fall on a slippery or uneven surface. Other types of negligence or dangerous circumstances may also lead to an injury or death. In some cases, your accident could amount to a multi-million dollar settlement. Our law office of NY accident attorneys will be happy to guide you through this process as our client.

Dog Bite

Dog owners are generally determined to be liable if their dog hurts you or anyone else. New York personal injury law in this situation provides a means to seek compensation for your medical expenses, your pain and suffering, & much more.

Slip and Fall

A property owner could be liable for damages if you slip, trip, and fall on their property due to their negligence. Working with a qualified New York personal injury lawyer in this situation is important because the Queens, Nassau County, Suffolk County, or Long Island property owner that you file a claim against will certainly be represented by law firms who are trying to dismiss or settle your case for as little as possible.

Construction Accidents

An injury sustained due to working on a construction site can be life-changing or deadly. In many cases, such an injury will prevent your ability to continue working for some duration of time. Workers’ compensation is available for these types of accidents. Depending on the details of your case, you may also be able to file a lawsuit.

Wrongful Death

Death caused by negligence or intentional actions of another party is known as wrongful death. The NY accident attorneys at our law office are experienced in these cases and are ready to help you fight for the money you need.

Medical Malpractice

When you work with a licensed medical professional, you have every right to expect that they will take prudent and cautious steps to help you work towards a successful recovery. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. The New York personal injury attorneys at our law firm are ready to help you fight for fair compensation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury Law

What types of compensation can be received in a personal injury case?

There are several types of compensable damages that can be received including money for lost wages and career change, property damage compensation, health aids, and home rehabilitation to accommodate for the injuries sustained.

What is the difference between a “personal injury claim” and “personal injury lawsuit”?

A personal injury claim is when you or the law firm you have retained and the at fault party’s insurance company try to come up with a settlement to resolve your claim. Most cases generally do settle out of court. If a settlement can not be reached, a law firm will go ahead and commence a personal injury lawsuit, which simply means taking the at fault party to court.

How much is my case worth?

The value of your case depends on multiple factors such as liability, injuries, insurance coverage, venue, medical bills and etc. Here at The Harrison Law Group, P.C., we will evaluate your case and give you the most comprehensive answer as far as what you can expect regarding compensation.

What should you do after a personal injury accident?

Seek medical attention. Take photos of your injuries, defects and property damage. Keep track of everyone you speak with, take the names, phone numbers and addresses of all witnesses, as this will be useful information for when you hire an attorney. Finally, call The Harrison Law Group, P.C. to see how we can help.

What if I am part responsible for the accident?

Even if you are partially responsible for the accident you may still be entitled to compensation and you should not wait and speak to an attorney right away.

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