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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 […]

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

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 […]

Confusing Naming Conventions Leads to Medical Errors in Newborns: Survey

Confusing Naming Conventions Leads to Medical Errors in Newborns: Survey When a baby is born in a hospital or birth center, the baby is often given a temporary identity immediately after birth. Newborn naming conventions vary from hospital to hospital, but usually consist of a generic first name, such as “Baby Boy,” plus the mother’s […]

Spread the Word and Support Prematurity Awareness Throughout November

Spread the Word and Support Prematurity Awareness Throughout November November is Prematurity Awareness Month – a time dedicated to raising awareness of preterm birth and the concerns of preterm infants and their families. According to the March of Dimes, each year in the United States, 1 of every 10 babies is born prematurely (fewer than […]

Customized Toothbrush May Help Improve Oral Health in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Customized Toothbrush May Help Improve Oral Health in Children with Cerebral Palsy Due to fine motor skill impairments, performing everyday tasks such as teeth brushing can be difficult for people with cerebral palsy.  However, according to a new study published in the journal Special Care in Dentistry, cerebral palsy patients may improve their oral health […]

Mom of 4 Daughters Dies Shortly After Emergency C-Section

Mom of 4 Daughters Dies Shortly After Emergency C-Section A California mother suddenly passed away just 30 minutes after undergoing an emergency C-section to deliver her fourth child. The 27-year old mother, who reportedly had a history of heart problems, was rushed into surgery to deliver her baby when doctors discovered she was bleeding internally. […]

Black Mothers in Illinois at Higher Risk of Death from Pregnancy-Related Conditions

Black Mothers in Illinois at Higher Risk of Death from Pregnancy-Related Conditions In October 2018, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams attended a news conference at the University of Illinois announcing findings of a detailed report on pregnancy-related maternal deaths. According to the report referencing data from 2015, per 100,000 live births in Illinois, there were […]

Study: Access to Hospital Medical Records Proves Difficult for Patients

Study: Access to Hospital Medical Records Proves Difficult for Patients A new undercover study by Yale researchers published in JAMA Network Open shows that many patients are encountering unnecessary difficulties in obtaining their medical records. Though the 1996 Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act guarantees patient access to their medical records within 30 days, lead […]

Grant & Eisenhofer Expands Birth Injury Litigation Practice with Veteran Chicago Attorney

Grant & Eisenhofer Expands Birth Injury Litigation Practice with Veteran Chicago Attorney Grant & Eisenhofer’s birth injury litigation group has recently expanded to include Charles Bletsas, a “veteran medical malpractice attorney” experienced in catastrophic injury cases. With more than 20 years of experience, Mr. Bletsas joins the now-6-attorney team of G&E lawyers representing families and infants seriously injured at birth, including cases […]

Can my Ultrasound Tech be Liable for my Baby’s Birth Injury?

Can my Ultrasound Tech be Liable for my Baby’s Birth Injury? Ultrasound is widely accepted as a revolutionary tool in prenatal care, allowing doctors to evaluate pregnancies and detect common gynecological anomalies.  Most expectant mothers will receive at least one ultrasound during their pregnancies, however variations in quality of equipment and training of the personnel […]

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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