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Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.’s Birth Injury Attorneys Answer Common Questions About Birth Injuries

Grant & Eisenhofer P.A.’s Birth Injury Attorneys Answer Common Questions About Birth Injuries The Chicago birth injury attorneys at Grant & Eisenhofer P.A. have extensive experience representing children and families who have been seriously injured at birth. Below, the firm’s birth injury attorneys answer common legal questions they receive about birth injuries. What Types of […]

Hospitals Adopt New Standards to Combat Maternal Death

Hospitals Adopt New Standards to Combat Maternal Death As maternal death rates climb higher in the U.S., the rates are highest among black women. And yet, up to 60% of maternal deaths are preventable, according to the CDC, begging questions of why so many women are dying due to childbirth complications and what can be […]

Black Maternal Health Week Underlines Disparities

Black Maternal Health Week Underlines Disparities This year’s #BlackMaternalHealthWeek in April highlighted the health disparities between black mothers and mothers of other races. According to the CDC, black women are up to three times more likely to die of complications from pregnancy than white women. Many factors contribute to this disparity, including racial bias, access […]

New Nike Shoe Design Offers Independence to People with Disabilities

New Nike Shoe Design Offers Independence to People with Disabilities In Nike’s most innovative shoe to date, the Go FlyEase is designed to be a hands-free, lace-free slip on sneaker. The shoe is the next generation of Nike sneaker designed to help athletes with disabilities. Its slip-on style, stabilized with a “kickstand heel” and underfoot […]

Baby’s Undiagnosed Jaundice Led to Preventable Injuries

Baby’s Undiagnosed Jaundice Led to Preventable Injuries After her baby was born with jaundice that eventually led to a preventable brain injury, a mother in the UK shares her story. The baby was born healthy, but started to show signs of jaundice—notably, a yellowish tone to the skin—and became lethargic. Unfortunately, an inexperienced midwife failed […]

Maternal Deaths to Rise in Low-Income Countries Amid Pandemic

Maternal Deaths to Rise in Low-Income Countries Amid Pandemic While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives around the world, maternal deaths are also expected to rise. According to a research paper published in The Lancet by Johns Hopkins University researchers, maternal mortality rates and the deaths of children aged 5 and younger are anticipated […]

What Are Some Common Cerebral Palsy Risk Factors?

What Are Some Common Cerebral Palsy Risk Factors? Cerebral palsy is caused by abnormal brain development or brain damage. It is characterized as an impairment of the body’s ability to control movement and posture. Children affected by cerebral palsy may have trouble with motor coordination and cognition. While circumstances leading to the condition vary, certain […]

Study Suggests Preeclampsia May Impact Memory Later in Life

Study Suggests Preeclampsia May Impact Memory Later in Life According to findings of a new study, women who have preeclampsia during pregnancy may have a higher risk of memory problems later in life. The December 2020 study was published in the journal Neurology by Dutch researchers at Erasmus MC. Researchers note that of the almost […]

New Drug May Help Prevent Brain Damage in Newborns

New Drug May Help Prevent Brain Damage in Newborns A breakthrough drug is being investigated by researchers at Madigan Army Medical Center. The team is working on a drug containing a compound known as TMPA that may aid in preventing brain damage in babies born prematurely. Brain damage due to prematurity may cause conditions such […]

Research Award Granted to Develop Neonatal Seizure Drug

Research Award Granted to Develop Neonatal Seizure Drug With a $263,000 award from Cerebral Palsy Alliance, Monash Newborn Research is working on a new therapy to treat neonatal seizures. Researchers from Hudson Institute and Monash University are developing the medication known as ganaxolone. The drug has previously been studied in epilepsy patients but has not […]

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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