A doctor must fully inform a patient about the risks involved in a medical procedure or treatment. In both medical and legal terminology, this is called "informed consent." If a doctor does not get informed consent from a patient, and the patient is injured, the patient may have grounds to sue the doctor for medical malpractice.
Cerebral palsy is one of the most serious health problems caused by birth injuries and medical malpractice during labor or childbirth. This article explains what cerebral palsy is, how it is caused, and common symptoms of cerebral palsy.