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New Data Highlights Disturbing Maternal Mortality by Race Statistics

National Vital Statistics Reports recently released a report that highlights the increased number of pregnancy-related deaths among women of color. The new data indicates that, in the U.S., black women are 2.5 times more likely to die during pregnancy than white women, and 3 times more often than Hispanic women. The Data According to the […]

How a Doctor’s Duty of Care is Involved in a Birth Injury Claim

A birth injury may occur if a doctor or member of medical staff acts negligently or in error. When this is the case, the medical professional or institution may be liable for medical malpractice. Pursuing a medical malpractice case may secure the compensation needed to care for an injured child. However, securing this compensation requires […]

What Is Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)?

What Is Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE)? You may not be familiar with the medical term “hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy,” or HIE for short, because HIE is a somewhat rare condition, affecting approximately 1.5 children per 1,000 live births. Children affected by HIE have experienced brain damage,  due to an acute or subacute birth injury. Our Illinois birth injury […]

Can Brain Injuries at Birth Cause Cerebral Palsy?

Damage to the motor cortex of the brain, the region responsible for muscle control and coordination, causes Cerebral Palsy. Each year, two to three of every 1,000 babies born are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. If the brain injury was avoidable or caused by medical negligence, you may be able to file a lawsuit against the […]

Is My Baby’s Disability Due to a Birth Injury?

Is My Baby’s Disability Due to a Birth Injury? Of every 1,000 births in the United States, 6-8 newborn babies are born with a birth injury. This is a substantial number of injuries — many of which could have been prevented. If your baby is displaying signs of a disability, you may be wondering if […]

The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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The following reviews from our clients do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of another legal matter. The cases mentioned in the reviews are illustrative of some of the matters previously handled by Grant & Eisenhofer involving various areas of birth injury law. These reviews are endorsements.

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