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Facial Paralysis and Birth Injuries

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A baby's face muscles can become temporarily or permanently paralyzed before, during or shortly after being born. As a result, facial paralysis among newborns is a common (and severe) birth injury that affects many children.

One of the most common facial paralysis injuries sustained by newborn babies is Bell's Palsy. Children with Bell's Palsy cannot move one side of their face. This medical condition is often temporary, but can be permanent in certain cases.

If your child suffers from Bell's Palsy or another type of facial paralysis injury in Georgia, contact the Tyrone Law Firm, PC of Atlanta. Our experienced attorneys can work with your family to make sure your child's injuries receive the care and attention they rightfully deserve.


Facial paralysis injuries occur for many different reasons. Many doctors believe such injuries occur due to the following circumstances:

  • Oxygen deprivation
  • Infections and sepsis
  • Exposure to herpes

Experienced doctors realize that preventive steps need to be taken during a woman's pregnancy to avoid facial paralysis or other birth injuries. That's why many doctors prescribe medications to prevent the transmission of an infection or herpes from the mother to the baby.

We Can Help

Unfortunately, some doctors ignore such warning signs or fail to aggressively treat medical conditions that could cause facial paralysis. And when they do, they should be held accountable for their actions.

Our legal team can help your family do just that. We know how to analyze medical records, consult with experts in their field and pursue legal action to help families get the compensation they need for their child's care and services. And since we handle a select number of birth injury cases, your child's injury will receive our full attention.

Find out how we can help you. Tell us your story. Contact our law firm and schedule your free case evaluation today.

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