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Cerebral Palsy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in every 323 American children has cerebral palsy.

If medical negligence played a part in you or your child's cerebral palsy, the Law Firm of Zucker & Regev, P.C. can help. 

Our Brooklyn medical malpractice attorneys fight for families throughout New York.

Understanding Cerebral Palsy An Overview

Attorney Gary Zucker can help families ensure appropriate financial compensation for their child's cerebral palsy through a medical malpractice suit. Caused by physical trauma or oxygen deprivation to the brain during birth, this serious condition can result in considerable physical and mental impairments. Mr. Zucker and his team can help families with affording cerebral palsy treatment, which can be extremely costly over time.

Skilled Birth Injury Lawyers Who Are Here to Help You

Parents and children in New York need to work with a medical malpractice lawyer they can trust.

Attorney Gary A. Zucker began practicing law in Brooklyn in 1984, concentrating in personal injury and medical malpractice. Attorney Guy S. Regev is a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Legal Medicine, distinctions given to medical doctors who are also licensed to practice law. Together, they have changed the lives of their clients for the better.

If you and your child have suffered because of an act of medical negligence, there is help at the Law Firm of Zucker & Regev. We encourage you to schedule a consultation online with our lawyers to discuss your case or to call: 

(718) 624-1211

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Tia

June 22, 2019

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The staff here is wonderful from the front office staff to the back staff Gary is a wonderful lawyer very knowledgeable and upfront. Guy is also another lawyer there / doctor which is pretty awesome to have a doctor and a lawyer on a case, especially a case that involves medical malpractice. They are all professional and welcoming which is great because walking into an law office can be pretty intimidating.

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John Panetta

March 30, 2017

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These are the best lawyers in Brooklyn. I was in really bad shape and had no where to turn to. The staff is so friendly and supportive. I had a really great result with my case and would recommend them to anyone who needs a malpractice attorney.

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Signs and Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy What to Look for In Your Child

Not all cases of cerebral palsy are obvious. It's important that parents note the following symptoms of CP in their children so they can get the help they need as soon as possible. Keep in mind that the symptoms typically manifest before a child is three or four years old.
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Muscle Tone Issues

Children with CP often have stiff or floppy muscles. These problems cause a variety of issues, such as a child favoring one side of their body.

Poor Coordination

Children with CP may have problems with balance and coordination. In addition to favoring one side, it could affect a child's ability to walk and stand.

Issues with Movement

Children with CP sometimes have movement problems. This includes spasticity and exaggerated reflexes, as well as involuntary movements and tremors.

Delayed Motor Skill Development

CP can delay motor skill development, which includes crawling. Fine motor skills can also be delayed, such as buttoning clothes and using utensils.

Delayed Speech Development

Because of difficulty controlling muscles in the mouth, children with CP may also have delays in speech development and difficulty speaking. In fact, eating and sucking could also be difficult.

Seizures

Seizures are alarming at any age, but especially for young children. A number of children with CP experience seizures from time to time.

Compassionate Legal Help from Birth Injury Attorneys Who Care

A birth injury such as cerebral palsy requires compassion and understanding, not just from parents and relatives but from legal representatives. The birth injury lawyers of Zucker & Regev, P.C. are here to offer compassionate care to families in need of help.

Mr. Zucker has an esteemed career spanning more than three decades in Brooklyn, and has been included in multiple editions of New York Super Lawyers. Dr. Regev brings a unique understanding to medical malpractice cases as an attorney and a medical doctor. This combination of dedication and insight is crucial for families dealing with the repercussions of brain damage to a child.

We are here to listen. If you're ready to speak with birth injury attorneys who are dedicated to New York families and their needs, schedule a consultation at our law firm online or call us at:

(718) 624-1211

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Pei Las

April 10, 2017

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I researched medical malpractice law firms in New York City and came across this one. My father was injured and I wanted to make sure we found the best attorneys we could. The staff were all so friendly. The whole process was painfree and my father was able to get a very substantial settlement for his injury.

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Elissa Denniston

August 3, 2018

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I had a family member and Gary Zucker and Guy Regev did a great job with this case. They are compassionate and competent attorneys. They are very responsive to clients and will answer every question you may have.

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Legal Damages in a Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit

If the Brooklyn birth injury attorneys of Zucker & Regev, P.C. are unable to reach a fair legal settlement in your cerebral palsy case, they can bring the lawsuit all the way to trial. Legal damages will be sought in court to cover various hardships associated with the act of medical negligence and resulting birth injury.

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Compensatory Damages

Compensatory damages refer to damages sought to cover material and financial losses associated with the birth injury. That includes the medical treatments for cerebral palsy, the cost of assistive devices and therapy, long-term financial strain on a household, and future needs for the child with CP as they get older.

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Punitive Damages

Punitive damages are sought in order to punish the negligent party for actions that caused cerebral palsy. This goes beyond compensatory damages. Recovering punitive damages in New York can be challenging. Birth injury lawyers must demonstrate that a doctor didn't just fail to meet a standard of care but acted recklessly.

A Trusted Law Firm Where Attorneys Listen and Care

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Karen Bowen

October 8, 2019

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These attorneys are very professional and helped me win my case in an expeditious fashion. We got a big verdict for my severe injury and I am extremely satisfied with the outcome. I would recommend anyone who is looking for an attorney to go to Zucker & Regev.

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Ibrahim Elgazali

May 16, 2018

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Very passionate. Hard working lawyer. Takes tine to explain and go over our case. I highly recommend his firm.

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Zucker & Regev, P.C. Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Lawyers

At the Law Firm of Zucker & Regev in Brooklyn, NY, we represent victims of negligence, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and other personal injury cases with dozens of verdicts worth over $1 million. Our attorneys are affiliated with:

  • The American Bar Association
  • The New York State Bar Association
  • The Brooklyn Bar Association
  • The American Trial Lawyers Association
  • The New York State Trial Lawyers Association

If you are the victim of a personal injury or medical malpractice case, we want to help you. Schedule a consultation today by contacting us online or calling (718) 624-1211.

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