The lawsuit alleged that doctors at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois failed to treat an infection in the mother prior to her delivery. This untreated infection caused brain damage to the child resulting in cerebral palsy.
If you or your child developed an infection that you think may have caused your child's cerebral palsy please give us a call for a free consultation to discuss your options.
Here is a list of some infections that can lead to cerebral palsy (note: this is just a short list many other infections can lead to cerebral palsy that are not on this list):
Infections in the mother during pregnancy:
Rubella (German measles)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)/Kidney Infection
Infections in the child after birth: