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New Study Addresses Disparities between Newborn Mortality in Black v. White Babies

New Study Addresses Disparities between Newborn Mortality in Black v. White Babies In a new study published in August 2020 by scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers analyzed differences in birthing mortality among newborns. Specifically, the study suggests that in the U.S., black infants have a higher likelihood of survival at […]

Signs and Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

Signs and Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy Often, cerebral palsy can go undetected or undiagnosed for months, or even years, as your child’s delays become more noticeable as he or she gets older. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that cerebral palsy is generally diagnosed during the first or second year […]

Are There Different Types of Brachial Plexus Injuries?

Are There Different Types of Brachial Plexus Injuries? 1.5 out of every 1,000 live births result in a brachial plexus injury. Unfortunately, many of these injuries are due to malpractice or negligence on behalf of the medical provider. Is your baby suffering from a brachial plexus injury due to medical negligence? If so, then your […]

What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of a Brachial Plexus Injury?

What Are Common Signs and Symptoms of a Brachial Plexus Injury? The State of Illinois saw approximately 144,815 births in 2018. The majority of these births resulted in happy and healthy babies. However, birth injuries happen on occasion. In fact, nearly one to two births per 1,000 will result in a brachial plexus injury. Our […]

Common Treatment Options for Cerebral Palsy

Common Treatment Options for Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy is a condition that affects the body’s ability to control movement and posture. Your baby may develop cerebral palsy if his or her brain did not develop correctly inside the womb. Your baby may also develop cerebral palsy if an obstetrician or other health care provider injured […]

Questioning High Maternal Death Rates Among Black Women

Questioning High Maternal Death Rates Among Black Women In the last few years, studies have shown that black women are more likely to die due to labor and delivery complications than white women. The statistics are extremely troubling: Data from a January 2020 study indicates that black women in the U.S. are 2.5 times more […]

Oregon’s $500,000 Damages Cap Deemed Unconstitutional

Oregon’s $500,000 Damages Cap Deemed Unconstitutional In a recent Oregon Supreme Court ruling, the state’s cap on damages in lawsuits was ruled unconstitutional. Since 1987, Oregon had in place a $500,000 limit on non-economic damages—known as “pain and suffering” damages—that plaintiffs could be awarded in a lawsuit. This limit, known as a cap, “deprived injured […]

G&E Director Lisa Weinstein Named to the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Illinois

G&E Director Lisa Weinstein Named to the Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Illinois Leader of G&E’s birth injury practice group, Director Lisa Weinstein was selected to The National Trial Lawyers’ prestigious list of Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Illinois. The honor is bestowed upon a limited number of skilled attorneys who exemplify excellence […]

What to Know About Medical Malpractice Laws in Illinois

What to Know About Medical Malpractice Laws in Illinois Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or healthcare professional acts below the standard of care and is negligent.  When this happens during the labor & delivery process, the baby may suffer serious harm. You may be able to hold the negligent party responsible. Our attorneys discuss […]

What to Expect in a Birth Injury Lawsuit

What to Expect in a Birth Injury Lawsuit Newborns may experience many different types of injuries during the labor and delivery process. Medical error and negligence are leading causes of serious birth injuries. In these instances, you may have the option to file a birth injury lawsuit. An experienced birth injury attorney can help you […]

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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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