Author: John Palmer

What is Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy?

What is Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy?

Dyskinetic cerebral palsy (CP) is caused by damage to the basal ganglia or cerebellum in the brain and can cause multiple problems, including involuntary movements of the muscles, motor control problems, and developmental delays. The primary characteristics of this type of cerebral palsy include postural abnormalities while resting and sudden muscle contractions when trying to […]

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Emergency Room Errors: When Mistakes Count as Negligence

Emergency Room Errors: When Mistakes Count as Negligence

Pennsylvanians go to hospital emergency departments to take care of immediate medical needs. People expect they will receive quality care in the emergency room. However, hospital emergency departments often lack enough staff to quickly address all of their patient’s needs. When there aren’t enough medical staff members in an emergency department, it is easier for […]

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Hiring a Cerebral Palsy Attorney

Hiring a Cerebral Palsy Attorney

If your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy caused by a birth injury, you likely feel overwhelmed and concerned about their future. Cerebral palsy can permanently affect your child’s life and have a substantial impact on your family’s financial well-being. Fortunately, Pennsylvania law allows victims and their families to pursue compensation against the negligent […]

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