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New Adaptive Halloween Costumes are a Treat for Children with Disabilities

New Adaptive Halloween Costumes are a Treat for Children with Disabilities If you are a parent or caregiver to a child with disabilities, such as cerebral palsy, you may be wondering how to design his or her Halloween costume around a wheelchair, walker, or other assistive equipment. Retailers such as Disney and Target have launched […]

Study: Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality May Be Higher Than Previously Thought

Study: Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality May Be Higher Than Previously Thought The National Institutes of Health (NIH) reported on a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health indicating that racial disparities in maternal mortality may be higher than previously thought. In the study, data from 2016 and 2017 death certificates were […]

New Research: Hand Therapy May Help Children with Cerebral Palsy Learn Life Skills 

New Research: Hand Therapy May Help Children with Cerebral Palsy Learn Life Skills Researchers from Burke Neurological Institute in New York, joined by researchers at Teachers College-Columbia University and Weill Cornell Medicine, are developing cutting-edge treatment for children with cerebral palsy. The researchers are examining the organization of a child’s brain to see how that […]

September is Baby Safety Month

September is Baby Safety Month With National #BabySafetyMonth in full swing during the month of September, parents and caregivers may be checking that their car seats are installed correctly, or that their homes are properly baby-proofed. But for some parents, the joy of bringing home a healthy baby is not a guarantee. When medical malpractice […]

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 […]

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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