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Australian Table Tennis Olympian Wins Commonwealth Gold

Australian Table Tennis Olympian Wins Commonwealth Gold 28-year-old para-paddler, Melissa Tapper, recently won Australia’s first table tennis gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. Tapper suffered a brachial plexus injury at birth, which resulted in Erb’s Palsy. After an operation at four months old, she now has 30 per cent use of her right arm. Despite […]

Study: Brachial Plexus Injury Leads to Mental Health Issues

Study: Brachial Plexus Injury Leads to Mental Health Issues New research out of Sweden suggests that children who sustain a brachial plexus injury at birth are more likely to experience mental health problems as teenagers. Out of over 600,000 Swedish children analyzed in the study, about 1,600 had suffered a brachial plexus injury at birth. […]

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 […]

Learning from the Past: Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Data Studied by Insurers

Learning from the Past: Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Data Studied by Insurers Medical malpractice insurers are beginning to sift through the thousands of claims from malpractice lawsuits that have been tried, settled, or dismissed over the years to pinpoint the reasons doctors are sued as well as the issues that threaten patient safety. The Doctors Company, the […]

New Study Sheds Light on Brachial Plexus Injuries and First-Time Mothers

New Study Sheds Light on Brachial Plexus Injuries and First-Time Mothers Published in the Journal of Perinatology in January 2016, researchers from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston studied the relationship between infant brachial plexus injuries and parity. Analyzing 78 such injuries that occurred between October 2003 and […]

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 […]

Brachial Plexus Organization Holds Family Summer Camp

Brachial Plexus Organization Holds Family Summer Camp For millions of people, going to summer camp is often one of the fondest memories. Camp provides opportunities to experience life away from home, learn new skills, make new friends, and is an important part of socialization and early childhood development.  For those with special needs, it is […]

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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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