By: Darrell Castle
Hello I’m Darrell Castle and I’m an attorney licensed to practice law in the state of Tennessee, and on this video today, I’m going to be talking to you about the subject of cerebral palsy.
It’s not a very good subject. It’s a problem, a condition that’s usually associated with birth, or with the birth process. And it is a brain disorder associated with birth.
But I’ve got a feeling that if you have a child with cerebral palsy, then you know a lot more about it than I know. So I’m not going to sit here and try to tell you what it is.
Now, I will tell you something that you might not know though. Out of all the cerebral palsy cases that happen in America each year, at least 10% of them are caused by negligence. This is negligence by a physician or some hospital worker. That is a very serious number, folks in this day of modern technology and things like that.
Now, when you consider that cerebral palsy is a lifetime injury. That it’s going to take the lifetime of your child. It’s going to cost well in excess of a million dollars I would say for medical treatment, therapy, home therapy, pain, suffering, all of those things and many many more that I haven’t thought of, you’re going to incur as a result of this.
Now, you can’t expect a physician or medical provider to come forward and say “I’m sorry, I was negligent” and just to admit they’re wrong. They’re just not going to do that. It’s going to take a lawsuit, folks.
Now, you cannot file a lawsuit against a doctor or medical provider for cerebral palsy or any other medical thing without first getting sworn affidavits from physician experts in your local area.
In this case, if we were checking your case, we’d use experts from probably some large, respected teaching hospital. They’d look at the case and say YES or NO on negligence. And those people do not give their opinion easily folks. They would have to give a sworn affidavit saying there was negligence there before the case goes forward.
So, it’s not an attack on your doctor that I’m proposing. What I’m really proposing is that if you have a cerebral palsy child and you want to see if you are one of those 10% and it can be proven in court, then the compensation for you and your child will be significant.
And you can have that investigation absolutely free. We can do that for you for free. We will check the case, get the records, examine all of it and it costs you nothing. Your physician probably won’t even know about it unless he’s one of the 10%.
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Now, time is of the essence folks. There’s this thing called a statute of limitations, folks. And it runs out. And once it does, your case is gone forever in the state of Tennessee. At the most, that’s three years. So if you’re going to do it, then you need to call right away.