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Principal Office: 2603 Oak Lawn,
Suite 300, Dallas, TX 75219

Updated   2020

For over 35 years, the legal team at Ferrer Poirot & Wansbrough has helped families with a CP child 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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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. 

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Learn About Birth Injuries

Our advocates help families with a variety of conditions, including:

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)Spastic Cerebral PalsyAnoxic Brain InjuryDifficult Labor/C-SectionErb’s PalsyBrain Hypoxia

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

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.*

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.

How can a birth injury lead to CP?

Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to a developing baby’s brain before, during or immediately after birth. While uncommon, some cerebral palsy cases can be linked medical errors and complications, such as:

Delayed C-Sections
Difficult deliveries
Improperly treated infections
Umbilical cord complications
Untreated jaundice
Failure to detect fetal distress
Complete or partial oxygen loss
Excessive use or misuse of forceps
Asphyxiation

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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.

Learn About Birth Injuries

Our advocates help families with a variety of conditions:

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.

How can a birth injury lead to CP?

Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to a developing baby’s brain before, during or immediately after birth. While uncommon, some cerebral palsy cases can be linked medical errors and complications, such as:

Delayed C-Sections 
Difficult deliveries 
Improperly treated infections 
Umbilical cord complications 
Untreated jaundice 
Failure to detect fetal distress 
Complete or partial oxygen loss 
Excessive or misuse of forceps 
Asphyxiation 

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

How can a birth injury lead to CP?

For over 35 years, Ferrer Poirot & Wansbrough has helped families with a CP child due to a birth injury receive the financial help they need. We have secured over $1 billion for our clients. Our firm has the resources for effectively proving a medical professional’s negligence. Please contact us today to learn about what options are available for your family.

Let us help your family. 
Call today.

Gift your Cerebral Palsy child with a brighter future.

Updated  2020

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

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

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