Attorneys in South Africa can help if your child has lost their vision and become blind as a result of medical negligence.  When a child is born prematurely, they are at risk of developing Retinopathy of Prematurity.  This is a known condition and health workers are aware of the precautions they should be taking with a premature baby to ensure that it does not result in blindness.   If your baby was born prematurely and is blind, contact Paul du Plessis Attorneys.

They will make a full assessment of your situation to determine if you have a viable case.  This is done at no cost to yourself.  Once they have established there is a case of medical negligence, Paul du Plessis will ensure a full investigation is done.  This will include accessing all the medical records from the birth of your child, and consulting leading local and international specialist in this field.

Can I afford attorneys in South Africa?

Many people believe that in South Africa, attorneys are not affordable.  If your child is blind, you are already facing significant financial costs associated with their care.  You may think you will not have the necessary funds for legal fees.  Paul du Plessis Attorneys will undertake your case on the basis that you pay them in the event of a settlement.  Until then, these attorneys will finance the investigations required for your case.  This includes things such as specialist consultation fees, associated travel and accommodation.  When you are awarded your settlement, part of the capital amount is used to settle these disbursements.

What if my premature child has lost his vision?

If you suspect your child lost their vision due to Retinopathy of Prematurity, contact Paul du Plessis Attorneys as soon as possible.  There could be a case of medical negligence against the hospital as well as the ophthalmologist.  Paul du Plessis Attorneys will refer your case to their panel of experts for assessment.  If the experts believe there is a case of negligence, Paul du Plessis Attorneys can begin with your case immediately.  These attorneys in South Africa have an excellent track record in dealing with these cases, and you will be in good hands.

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