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TheCPLawyer® – Medical Legal Review

What is a Medical Legal Review?

The first step in obtaining Lifetime Benefits is a Medical Legal Review to determine, if possible, the actual cause of your child’s condition. Lifetime Benefits may be available through our legal services if your child was caused any harm by an avoidable medical mistake which constitutes medical malpractice. Through this service, provided free of charge and without any obligation, board certified obstetricians, labor and delivery nurses and/or experienced lawyers or paralegals will review your child’s medical records, supply the answers you need, and the information you deserve.

Depending upon the results of our evaluation and with our legal services, qualified families can receive Lifetime Benefits, therapy, assistive devices and a specially equipped van and home. Thousands of families have already benefited from this valuable service. Contact us today for more information about Lifetime Benefits.

Why is a Medical Legal Review Important?

Have you ever wondered about the answers to these important questions?

How Did This Happen to My Child?
Who Will Pay for All of the Medical Expenses?
Who Will Take Care of My Child When I’m Gone?

Do you know whether the doctors could have done something differently, thus preventing harm to your child?

It’s time for answers, and it’s time for solutions. This is an opportunity to obtain a no cost, confidential and independent review with only the best interests of you and your child at heart.

Contact us today for more information about Lifetime Benefits by calling Ken Stern at 800-462-5772.

Has Any Doctor Ever Described the Cause of Your Child’s Condition?

This is important information. The more we can learn about your child and the cause of his or her condition, the more help we can provide. Lifetime Benefits may be available if your child was harmed by an avoidable medical mistake which constitutes medical malpractice.

What if You Already Know the Cause of Your Child’s Condition?

In the past, you may have been told something about the cause of your child’s condition. You may have been informed, for instance, that the cause was genetic, congenital, or just something your child was unexplainably born with. You may have even been told the cause of your child’s condition was due to something you ate or drank, or something you did or failed to do during the pregnancy. Do not be deterred. Always listen to your doctors, of course, but to learn the cause of your child’s condition, obtain a second opinion, a legal opinion.

Let Ken Stern provide you with the an opinion you can trust, and then you, and you alone will determine whether to take action to correct a potential wrong and improve the quality of life for you, and for your child. Contact us today for more information about Lifetime Benefits.

What is the Medical Legal Review Process?

It takes a series of complicated questions to begin to analyze the cause of your child’s cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, or other neurological condition. Ultimately, Ken Stern’s dedicated team of medical experts may need to review the medical records to determine the cause of your child’s condition.

To start the process, however, take a few minutes and try to answer the following questions:

  • Did my child suffer any injury before, during, or even after birth?
  • Did the doctors or nurses fail to order and/or fail to interpret any specific tests or studies during my pregnancy and/or during my labor?
  • Did the doctors or nurses fail to notice any changes in my baby’s heart rate during pregnancy?
  • Did the doctors or nurses fail to diagnose any changes in my baby’s heart rate during delivery?
  • Did the doctors or nurses fail to perform an emergency C-section when they knew or should have known that my baby was in fetal distress?
  • Did the doctors or nurses fail to deliver my baby in a timely manner after my labor had gone for much longer than it should have?
  • Was there any meconium (fecal material) in my fluids when my water broke?
  • During my pregnancy, did I develop an infection that placed my baby at risk, such as German measles, Toxoplasmosis, Rubella, or a urinary tract infection (UTI)?
  • Did my doctor withhold medication and tell me not to worry about the infection?
  • Was my blood evaluated for Rh incompatibility?
  • Was my baby delivered with forceps or with a vacuum extraction device?
  • Was my baby injured by the forceps or vacuum extractor?
  • Was my baby stuck in the birth canal, and did this go on for very long?
  • Did the placenta rupture?
  • Did I have preeclampsia/hypertension during the pregnancy or during my labor that was not treated quickly or appropriately?
  • After my water broke, did it take more than 24 hours to deliver my baby?
  • Did I have a fever that was 100.4 F or greater during the pregnancy, or during my labor?
  • If the baby was born prematurely, were drugs used to stop premature labor or to advance the growth of my baby’s lungs?
  • At birth, did my baby have jaundice?
  • At birth, did my baby cry on his or her own?
  • At birth, did my baby require resuscitation or assistance with breathing?
  • Was my baby admitted to a neonatal intensive care unit?

If you responded “Yes” to any of these questions, it is possible that a medical expert will feel that your child’s cerebral palsy, or any other neurological complication, may have been avoidable with different care. If the medical staff failed you and your child in any way, you may be entitled to Lifetime Benefits.

After receiving the Medical Legal Review, it is then entirely up to you to decide whether or not, and if so, how to use that information and our recommendations. Most parents accept our recommendations, and take whatever action we suggest, but the final decision always remains with you. It would be our humble pleasure, and an honor to help you and your child in any and every conceivable way. Of course, past, successful case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in your case, and the outcome is always dependent upon the facts of each case.

You now need to take the next step. Contact Ken Stern at 800-462-5772, or learn more about Lifetime Benefits.

Subject to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, and once an attorney-client relationship has been established by an Engagement Letter, you will be provided with a free, confidential medical and legal analysis of your child’s medical records and history, along with the recommendations of our affiliated attorneys.

What is a Law Firm Affiliate of the Stern Law Group, PLLC?

A law firm affiliate refers to a law firm working in association or affiliation with Kenneth A. Stern and the Stern Law Group, PLLC (“Stern”), wherein Stern refers, participates in or accepts responsibility for the client’s case, and shares in any legal fees produced thereby, subject to any limitations on the ability of Stern to practice law in certain states. Stern maintains relationships of this type with legal counsel in many states. For further information about whether Stern can assist you with your case, please contact us at 800-462-5772.