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Does your child suffer from Cerebral Palsy?

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During your greatest time of need and vulnerability, Duffy & Duffy is here to provide the care and personal service you deserve. We aggressively seek compensation for your medical bills so that you can focus on recovery.
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Our Experienced Cerebral Palsy Attorneys guide you through every step.

When you contact our Long Island Cerebral Palsy injury law firm, you can rest easy knowing that we provide both sound legal advice as well as a compassionate attitude to walk alongside you. Although a Cerebral Palsy injury can be both physically and emotionally painful, our Cerebral Palsy injury lawyers will give you peace of mind. After you receive emergency medical care, it’s imperative that you seek out a local law firm in Long Island that is after your best interests. Our well established and effective process allows us to seek out the compensation you deserve.

If having a team by your side to perform these critical tasks appeals to you, please contact us for a free consultation.

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  • “Thanks to the efforts of my attorneys at Duffy & Duffy, I was able to receive a settlement of $500,000.”
  • “From the very first meeting with you, I was treated with respect and compassion. The staff was always professional and dedicated.”
  • “Your expertise and commitment to our case is really appreciated. It is a tremendous weight off our shoulders to know that Victor will be able to live his life reasonably and comfortably.”

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After years of serving New York–including Long Island (Nassau County, Suffolk County) all of New York City, (Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, and Staten Island) as well as Westchester County-, we are confident our birth injury lawyers can assist you with your claim. We are well respected by our clients, who appreciate not only the outcomes we’ve provided but also the care in which we resolved their cases. As you can see from our successful settlements, we offer excellent results, though the outcome varies depending on the case. Regardless of your case details, you can rest assured our Long Island car accident attorneys will always fight for you as you seek compensation to pay for medical bills, vehicle repairs and more. You deserve to be made whole again after your accident, and Duffy & Duffy is here to help.

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Cerebral Palsy Lawyers

The Duffy & Duffy Cerebral Palsy Lawyers have helped thousands of people like you. We know you have many unanswered questions: Why did this happen to my child? Is it my fault? Did I do something wrong? I liked my doctor, but did he do something wrong? How am I going to take care of my child? How will I be able to work and care for my child? Will my child ever be independent? What will happen to my child if something ever happens to me?

Our Cerebral Palsy lawyers can answer your questions and help get you the financial help that you and your child are entitled to.

Detecting a Birth Injury

It is estimated that birth injuries may occur as often as seven out of every 1,000 births. It may not be apparent until months or years after birth that a birth injury did indeed occur. However, some immediate signs of birth injury includes: Failure to breath immediately upon birth; seizures within the first 48 hours after birth; swelling or marks (bruises or abrasions) on your baby’s face, head, or shoulder; lack of muscle tone (baby appears to be floppy); and one arm is limp.

Signs of birth injury that appear later in life are: difficulty with speech, lack of coordination, drooling and an uneven gait.

Birth Injury Causes

Negligence or malpractice may have caused your baby’s birth injury if medical professionals failed to: ascertain your full medical history, properly treat a maternal infection, properly diagnosis and treat risk for premature birth, properly use forceps or vacuum extractors, diagnose and treat a baby that was too small or too big, properly monitor and treat maternal blood pressure and blood sugar, or improperly delayed Cesarean section.

At Duffy & Duffy, our Cerebral Palsy lawyers understand the medical and legal terminology, evidence, and procedures to effectively assess and process your legal case in order to win compensation for the life-long care of your child. Please call the Duffy & Duffy Cerebral Palsy lawyers for a no-fee, no-commitment consultation.

Advice from the Duffy & Duffy Cerebral Palsy Attorneys

There are millions of healthy babies born each year. Unfortunately, thousands and thousands of babies are born with Cerebral Palsy. If you suspect that your child’s Cerebral Palsy was caused by a medical mistake, you need to learn about your rights and what you need to do to protect your child’s future. We will explain what is involved in pursuing your child’s claim and what you can expect to receive in return.

Causes of Cerebral Palsy

Most people associate a lack of oxygen with the brain injury as the cause of Cerebral Palsy. While this can happen, only 10% of Cerebral Palsy is caused by a lack of oxygen to the brain. Our Cerebral Palsy Attorneys also handle cases where the brain injury of Cerebral Palsy is caused by premature birth, blood disease, maternal infection, jaundice, and other sources of brain injury.

Most (90%) of Cerebral Palsy brain injuries occur before or during birth. A range of medical mistakes can cause this, including:

We will carefully evaluate medical records, interview medical expert witnesses, investigate, work within the legal system as well as deal with insurance companies. You can receive financial compensation for life-long expenses for your child by working with a Duffy and Duffy Cerebral Palsy Attorney.

We focus our practice on helping injured people. We have had thousands of medical malpractice cases, including Cerebral Palsy cases. While our past results do not guarantee your success, we have had excellent results with verdicts and settlements in cases involving Cerebral Palsy.

We are well qualified to help you and your family every step of the way so you can focus on what really matters, taking care of your child.

Please contact us today to speak with one of our Cerebral Palsy attorneys.

Consult with a Cerebral Palsy Lawyer

We invite you to consult with a Duffy & Duffy Cerebral Palsy Lawyer as soon as possible. We represent injured people and are well equipped to fight to get you all of the compensation you deserve. The state of New York imposes limits on the time you have to file your case. If you do not file within the time limit, your case is forever barred and neither you nor your child will receive the compensation you need to deal with the life-long affliction of Cerebral Palsy.

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