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Study: Delivery Trauma Linked to Forceps, Vacuum-Extraction

Study: Delivery Trauma Linked to Forceps, Vacuum-Extraction Forceps and vacuum-assisted deliveries can cause injury to infants, including cranial hemorrhaging, skull fractures, brachial plexus injury, uterine rupture, and cephalohematoma. These injuries may lead to infant brain damage, developmental delays, and conditions such as cerebral palsy.  In 2017, a study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal […]

What Is Horner Syndrome?

What Is Horner Syndrome? Horner syndrome is a condition caused by damage to the nerve pathway between the brain, face, and eye on one side of the body. Symptoms include disproportionate pupil sizes, drooping of the upper eyelid or elevation of the lower eyelid, and decreased sweating on the affected side of the face. Horner syndrome causes […]

What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury?

What is a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury? Newborns can sustain brachial plexus injuries as a result of negligence during the labor and delivery process. A brachial plexus injury is caused by damage to the network of nerves near the neck that give rise to all the nerves of the arm. If an infant’s shoulders get […]

Australian with Birth Injury Competes in Olympic and Paralympic Rio Games

Australian with Birth Injury Competes in Olympic and Paralympic Rio Games Suffering a brachial plexus injury and Erb’s palsy at birth, Melissa Tapper has only 30% use of her right arm—which appears only to make the Australian table tennis champ stronger. She made history as the first Australian athlete to participate in both the 2016 […]

Para-Cyclist with Brachial Plexus Injury Bikes to Win

Para-Cyclist with Brachial Plexus Injury Bikes to Win Trombone player turned cyclist Chris Murphy has a brachial plexus injury , but despite his disability, is an extremely accomplished athlete. Formerly a musician for Disneyland, Chris began cycling a few years ago as a means to beat the Los Angeles traffic before he started competing. Now, Chris has […]

Softball Star Overcomes Brachial Plexus Injury to Achieve her Goals

Softball Star Overcomes Brachial Plexus Injury to Achieve her Goals “I do it to prove to everyone who said I wouldn’t be able to do it when I was young,” asserts senior softball star Nara, 17, who sustained a brachial plexus injury at birth. Her injury caused nerve damage to her spine, limiting mobility in her […]

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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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