Atlanta Injury Advocates
Call for a Free Consultation
Cerebral Palsy

Atlanta Cerebral Palsy Lawyer

Advocating for Atlanta Families Affected by Cerebral Palsy

Typical causes of cerebral palsy include birth hypoxia and birth trauma during delivery such as shoulder dystocia. Some symptoms of cerebral palsy also include:

  • Severe muscle spasms
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy
  • Speech disorders
  • Eating problems
  • Sensory impairments
  • Learning disabilities
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Behavioral disorders

Georgia's Cerebral Palsy Legal Time Limits Explained

As a parent you may be concerned that you have identified your child's condition too late to be able to secure compensation for them. However, this is not always the case. In Georgia the medical malpractice statute of limitations in 2 years, however, under certain circumstances individuals may be allowed to file a lawsuit up to 5 years after the incident. This includes situations in which the child's disability could not reasonably be discovered sooner. If you are worried that your claim may be too late, it's important that you discuss your situation with our cerebral palsy attorneys to find out for certain.

Call today to find out how we can help your child and your family start the road to recovering the financial compensation you need to give your child the life they deserve.

Comprehensive Treatment Options for Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a progressive disorder. Although the brain damage does not worsen after the initial traumatic event, the symptoms can become more severe over time. A child with cerebral palsy may improve somewhat but only if he or she receives extensive care. Treatment may include one or more of the following:

  • Physical therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Speech therapy
  • Water therapy
  • Braces and other orthotic devices
  • Rolling walkers
  • Drugs to control seizures, alleviate pain, or relax muscle spasms
  • Surgery to correct anatomical abnormalities or release tight muscles
  • Communication aids such as computers with attached voice synthesizers

The Financial Burden of Cerebral Palsy Care in Atlanta

Cerebral palsy is chronic and requires lifelong treatment. Families of a child with cerebral palsy can incur significant expenses related to ongoing medical care, special education services, developmental assistance, and assisted living. Indirect costs such as lost wages from the inability to work and occupational limitations also must be factored in. These overall costs can climb into the millions.

Seek Justice with Atlanta's Trusted Cerebral Palsy Attorneys

If your child suffers from cerebral palsy as a result of a preventable mistake made by the medical team during labor and delivery, your child deserves to be fairly compensated. Our Atlanta cerebral palsy lawyers will fight hard to ensure your child receives this compensation through their cerebral palsy lawsuit settlement.

Contact our Atlanta team today for a free case evaluation and take the first step towards securing your child's future.

We Are Here to Get You Through This Tough Time.

  • Free & Confidential Consultations
  • Top-Rated Lawyers as Selected by Peers & Clients
  • Proven Trial Experience & Knowledge About the Legal Field
  • Millions of Dollars Recovered in Favorable Settlements & Verdicts
  • Over Half a Century of Combined Legal Experience

Awards & Associations

Hear It From Our Clients

    Fought for our family as if it was his own

    “I recommend John because he is an excellent attorney. The passion and fight he displayed during our trial makes me tear up when thinking about it.”

    - Kendra C.
    Highly Recommend

    “Mr. Mabrey made my life significantly easier the second he took my case. He went above and beyond to keep me in the loop on all communications and updates regarding my case.”

    - Zachary G.
    Keen Eyes for Strategy

    “John Mabrey has great instincts and keen eyes for strategy, which is critical in complex injury cases. I felt I won before the verdict came back in my favor because John Mabrey fought the right kind of fight for me and my family.”

    - Aja D.
    Stood By My Side

    “I would highly recommend The Mabrey Firm, P.C. to represent you. If you have been wronged, let them make it right!”

    - Sherry M.
    Kept Me Involved

    “John Mabrey and Liz Dommond were very helpful during my time of grief and lawsuit. They kept me involved in every step of the way.”

    - Charlene B.

Get Started Today

Our Team Is Here to Help
  • Please enter your first name.
  • Please enter your last name.
  • Please enter your phone number.
    This isn't a valid phone number.
  • Please enter your email address.
    This isn't a valid email address.
  • Please make a selection.
  • Please enter a message.