Paraplegia – paralysis of the lower body and legs – and quadriplegia – paralysis of all four limbs – are harrowing disabilities that may rob the victim of opportunities throughout their life. These devastating forms of paralysis do not only affect older individuals and victims of violent accidents, though. Without proper care during labor and delivery, the newborn could be afflicted with paraplegia or quadriplegia, crippling the baby from the moment it was born.
If your baby sustained either paraplegia or quadriplegia as a result of a birth injury, it is important to determine whether the injury could have been prevented, and who might be responsible. An Atlanta medical malpractice attorney at The Tolson Firm, LLC can support you in this difficult time of need with experience you can trust and compassion you can rely on. We have litigated dozens of multi-million dollar cases to a successful resolution on behalf of our clients, and are ready to begin work on your claim today.
An individual suffering from paraplegia or quadriplegia must face daily struggles that most other people do not even think about. Aside from the obvious physical impairments caused by paralysis, they may also have to handle:
Learning that your child has begun life in a state of partial or total paralysis may be one of the most emotionally challenging experiences you will ever live through, and it is one which you should not have to face on your own. Come to The Tolson Firm, LLC for an initial consultation, where we will review the circumstances of the injury to determine whether you have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. We can represent you throughout the entire process, from assembling the necessary evidence and medical testimony to support your claim, to representing you in court if a trial is necessary to recover compensation.
Contact an Atlanta birth injury attorney if your child has paraplegia or quadriplegia and you believe that the condition should have been prevented.