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Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75219

For over 35 years, the legal team at Ferrer Poirot & Wansbrough has helped families of children with CP due to a birth injury receive the financial help they need. Our firm has helped secure over $1 billion for our clients. We understand the complexities of this case type and have every resource necessary to hold medical professionals to account for their negligent actions. Please contact us today to learn what options are available for your family.

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Learn if your family qualifies for compensation.

With over 35 years’ experience, our legal team understands the heartache that comes with birth injuries. We dedicate our practice to empowering our clients, offering the legal advice and emotional support needed during this trying time. 

What is the cost of caring for a child with CP?

Caring for a child with CP involves more than medical costs, though this is where many expenses begin. Lifelong costs associated with CP* are estimated at:

Caring for your CP Child

The right treatment for children with CP can greatly impact their quality of life. Yet, almost half of children living with CP in are not receiving the care they should be. Doctors recommend a variety of methods, separated into three categories:

Therapies

Botox injections can increase flexibility in stiff muscle tissue
Baclofen as a muscle relaxer

Surgeries

Don’t wait.
Learn if your family qualifies for legal support today.
Your call is free and confidential.

How a CP Advocate Can Help

If your child’s CP was caused by a birth injury, financial compensation may be available to help your family in numerous ways. These may include, but are not limited to:

What is the cost of caring for a child with CP?

Caring for a child with CP involves more than medical costs, though this is where many expenses begin.

Well-rounded care for your CP child, which can help improve his or her overall health, comfort and quality of life
In-home assistance to accommodate schedule flexibility, balance in day-to-day living and more recreational activities
Lost wages due to missed work in order to care for your CP child
Counseling and support for entire families to promote healthy relationships, including marriage support and stress management
Professional financial advising to assist you with effective planning and budgeting, as well as seeking out other means of monetary aid
A new wheelchair accessible vehicle

Don’t wait. 
Learn if your family qualifies for legal support today. 
Your call is free and confidential.

Meet Your Cerebral Palsy  Lawyers

Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to a developing baby’s brain before, during, or immediately after birth.

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
Brain Hypoxia
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Anoxic Brain Injury
Erb’s Palsy
Difficult Labor/C-Section

Let us help your family. Call today.

(855) 563-7315

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Orthopedic surgery can alleviate pain and improve range of motion
Rhizotomy involves cutting nerve fibers to ease tight muscles and ease pain

Physical therapy to improve range of motion, balance and mobility
Assistive devices such as braces or splints to help with walking
Occupational therapy to encourage your child’s independence with daily tasks
Speech therapy, which can also help with eating and swallowing challenges
Recreational therapy to boost emotional health

What will happen if I decide to file a claim?

We handle the rest. We will take care of it. You’ll also receive updates on your case progress.

Contact us. Reach out to us today. A legal assistant will be there to listen and ask a few questions.

Hire us. You'll receive an agreement to sign so that we may represent you. There are no out-of-pocket fees.

No fee policy. We only charge a fee if we are successful in recovering compensation for you.

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Calculates the value of productivity losses when those with CP are prevented from being financial contributors in a household due to disability.

Hospital stays, surgeries, physician visits and medication are a few examples of direct medical costs.

This includes needs such as home or vehicle adjustments, including wheelchair access, assistive devices and special education.

$750,000

$95,000

$85,000

Indirect Costs

Direct Medical Costs

Direct Non-Medical Costs

If you feel your child would benefit from receiving more treatment than you can currently afford, speak to a cerebral palsy advocate to learn whether your family qualifies for financial relief.

If you feel your child would benefit from receiving more treatment than you can currently afford, speak to a cerebral palsy advocate to see if your family qualifies for financial relief.

What is the cost of caring for a child with CP?

Caring for a child with CP involves more than medical costs, though this is where many expenses begin. Lifelong costs associated with CP* are estimated at:

Caring for your CP Child

The right treatment for children with CP can greatly impact their quality of life. Yet, almost half of children living with CP are not receiving adequate care. Doctors recommend a variety of methods, separated into three categories: 

Therapies

Physical therapy to improve range of motion, balance and mobility
Assistive devices such as braces or splints to help with walking
Occupational therapy to encourage your child’s independence with daily tasks
Speech therapy, which can also help with eating and swallowing challenges 
Recreational therapy to boost emotional health

Surgeries

Orthopedic surgery can alleviate pain and improve range of motion
Rhizotomy involves cutting nerve fibers to ease tight muscles and relieve pain

Injections

Botox injections can increase flexibility in stiff muscle tissue
Baclofen as a muscle relaxer

The estimated cost of caring for a child with CP is $1.4 million over a lifetime. Many children do not receive optimal care due to these high costs.

What is the cost of caring for a child with CP?

Caring for a child with CP involves more than medical costs, though this is where many expenses begin.

$750,000

$95,000

$85,000

Indirect Costs

Direct Medical Costs

Direct Non-Medical Costs

Indirect Costs - Calculates the value of productivity losses when those with CP are unable to be financial contributors in a household due to disability.

Direct Medical Costs - Hospital stays, surgeries, physician visits and medication are a few examples of direct medical costs.

Direct Non-Medical Costs - This includes needs such as home or vehicle adjustments, including wheelchair access, assistive devices and special education.

How a CP Advocate Can Help

If your child’s CP was caused by a birth injury, financial compensation may be available to help your family in numerous ways. These may include, but are not limited to:

Well-rounded care for your CP child, which can help improve overall health, comfort and quality of life
In-home assistance to accommodate schedule flexibility, balance in day-to-day living and more recreational activities 
Lost wages due to missed work in order to care for your CP child 
Counseling and support for entire families to promote healthy relationships, including marriage support and stress management 
Professional financial advising to assist you with effective planning and budgeting, as well as seeking out additional monetary aid
A new wheelchair accessible vehicle 

What will happen if I decide to file a claim?

Contact us. Reach out to us today. A legal assistant will be there to listen and ask a few questions.

Hire us. You'll receive an agreement to sign so that we may represent you. There are no out-of-pocket fees.

We handle the rest. We will take care of it. You’ll also receive updates on your case progress.

No fee policy. We only charge a fee if we are successful in recovering compensation 
for you.

Don’t wait. 
Learn if your family qualifies for legal support today. 
Your call is free and confidential.

Let us help your family. 

Call today.

Over 35 years of helping families of children with Cerebral Palsy.

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*Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report. Adjusted for inflation and does not include normal costs of living.

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Indirect Costs including income losses when CP patients cannot provide household financial contributions.

$750,000

Direct Medical Costs such as hospital stays, surgeries, and medication

$95,000

Direct Non-Medical Costs including home/vehicle wheelchair access and special education

$85,000

The cost of caring for a child with CP over a lifetime can be staggering. 
Many children do not receive optimal care due to these high costs.

*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Economic costs associated with mental retardation, Cerebral Palsy, hearing loss, and vision impairment — United States, 2003. MMWR 2004; 53:57-9. Adjusted for inflation and does not include normal costs of living.

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Our advocates help families of children whose lives have been affected by a variety of conditions, including:

Many CP cases are the direct result of medical errors and malpractice, such as a misuse of forceps, improperly treated infections, or a failure to detect fetal distress. Legal action may be needed in such cases to hold the negligent parties accountable.

Don’t wait.
Learn if your family qualifies for legal support today.
Your call is free and confidential.

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How a Cerebral Palsy 
Lawyer Can Help

If a birth injury caused your child’s CP, financial compensation through legal action can help your family in numerous ways. These may include, but are not limited to:

Well-rounded care for your child’s overall health, comfort, and quality of life
In-home assistance to balance living needs and encourage recreational activities
Lost wages due to missed work in order to care for your child
Counseling and support for entire families to nurture relationships and manage stress
Professional financial advising to assist you with effective planning and budgeting
Improved ease of mobility with a new wheelchair accessible vehicle


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How a Cerebral Palsy 
Lawyer Can Help

If a birth injury caused your child’s CP, financial compensation through legal action can help your family.

Compensation may help cover:

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Well-rounded care for your child’s overall health, comfort, and quality of life
In-home assistance to balance living needs and encourage recreational activities
Lost wages due to missed work in order to care for your child
Counseling and support for entire families to nurture relationships and manage stress

Learn About Birth Injuries

Latoya Chambers

Christina’s legal career has been dedicated to representing families since her graduation from law school. Her tenacity for representing her clients across the country awarded her national recognition as a “Top 100” lawyer from the National Association of Trial Lawyers. She has lobbied on behalf of children and families who have suffered due to dangerous drugs and toxic exposure, with her efforts resulting in the removal of several harmful drugs from the market.

Latoya became a licensed attorney in 2011, working as an associate in our nationwide pharmaceutical department, aggressively representing individuals in all 50 states.  Ms. Chambers obtained her law degree from Southern Methodist University in 2010, and has since worked with Ferrer, Poirot & Wansbrough. In addition to lobbying in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the rights of victims, she is a member of the American Association for Justice.

Practicing law since 1988, Mr. Kirtley is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, and Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy. An outspoken advocate for Americans victimized by large corporations, his professional memberships include The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and the American Association for Justice. Mr. Kirtley earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law where he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Trial Advocacy.

(855) 563-7315
(855) 563-7315

$750,000

Indirect Costs including income losses when CP patients cannot provide household financial contributions.

$95,000

Direct Medical Costs such as hospital stays, surgeries, and medication

$85,000

Direct Non-Medical Costs including home/vehicle wheelchair access and special education

*Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Economic costs associated with mental retardation, Cerebral Palsy, hearing loss, and vision impairment — United States, 2003. MMWR 2004; 53:57-9. Adjusted for inflation and does not include normal costs of living.

The cost of caring for a child with CP over a lifetime can be staggering. 
Many children do not receive optimal care due to these high costs.

Learn About Birth Injuries

Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to a developing baby’s brain before, during, or immediately after birth. 

Our advocates help families of children whose lives have been affected by a variety of conditions, including:

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)
Brain Hypoxia
Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Anoxic Brain Injury
Erb’s Palsy
Difficult Labor/C-Section

Many CP cases are the direct result of medical errors and malpractice, such as a misuse of forceps, improperly treated infections, or a failure to detect fetal distress. Legal action may be needed in such cases to hold the negligent parties accountable.


Don’t wait.
Learn if your family qualifies for legal support today.
Your call is free and confidential.

Meet Your Cerebral 
Palsy Lawyers

For over 35 years, the legal team at Ferrer Poirot & Wansbrough has helped families of children with CP due to a birth injury receive the financial help they need. 

Our firm has helped secure over $1 billion for our clients. We understand the complexities of this case type and have every resource necessary to hold medical professionals to account for their negligent actions. Please contact us today to learn what options are available for your family.

Christina’s legal career has been dedicated to representing families since her graduation from law school. She has lobbied on behalf of children and families who have suffered due to dangerous drugs and toxic exposure, with her efforts resulting in the removal of several harmful drugs from the market. 

John Kirtley

Latoya became a licensed attorney in 2011, working as an associate in our nationwide pharmaceutical department and aggressively representing individuals in all 50 states. Ms. Chambers obtained her law degree from Southern Methodist University in 2010. She actively lobbies in Washington, D.C. on behalf of the rights of victims. 

Practicing law since 1988, Mr. Kirtley is Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, and Civil Trial Law. He is an outspoken advocate for Americans victimized by large corporations. Mr. Kirtley earned his law degree from South Texas College of Law where he was awarded the American Jurisprudence Award in Civil Trial Advocacy.