FAQ Medical Malpractice Birth Injury  Child Suffering Cerebral and Erb’s Palsy

Birth Injury Statistics:  Below are some relevant information and statistics regarding Birth Related Injuries in the United States.

United States Birth Injury Statistics1. Cerebral palsy: (CP) or Cerebral Palsy is the most common motor disability during childhood
2. Erb’s Palsy: Or Brachial plexus injury most commonly results form abnormal or difficult childbirth process.
3. Head Injury and Head/Brain Trauma: Permanent Brain damage is a significant threat to the infant during the birthing process. Stressful and dangerous deliveries can lead to a number of conditions include:  brain hemorrhages, skull fractures and permanent brain damage.

Further Resources:

For more information on Permanent Brain damage or to speak to a Child Brain Damage Attorney.

National Vital Statistics Reports:  Births:  From the CDC

Cerebral Palsy Causes and Risk Factors; From the CDC

Spina Bifida Information Center: From the CDC