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Can Brain Injuries at Birth Cause Cerebral Palsy?

Can Brain Injuries at Birth Cause Cerebral Palsy? Damage to the motor cortex of the brain, the region responsible for muscle control and coordination, causes Cerebral Palsy. Each year, two to three of every 1,000 babies born are diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. If the brain injury was avoidable or caused by medical negligence, you may […]

Research Suggests Link between Traumatic Brain Injury and ADHD

Research Suggests Link between Traumatic Brain Injury and ADHD A new study was recently published by researchers from Ohio and Canada in JAMA Pediatrics suggesting that children who suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) were more than 3 times as likely to develop attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) than kids with other injuries. The study, […]

Oregon High School Funds Infant with Cerebral Palsy

Oregon High School Funds Infant with Cerebral Palsy A two-and-a-half-year-old boy is being sponsored by Reynolds High School’s Sparrow Club – a national student-led non-profit to improve the lives of children with serious illnesses. The boy was born with his umbilical cord wrapped around his neck, causing hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (a brain injury caused by […]

5 in 1,000 English Babies Sustain Brain Injury at Birth, Study Finds

5 in 1,000 English Babies Sustain Brain Injury at Birth, Study Finds In December 2017, researchers at Imperial College London and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust reported that approximately 5 out of every 1,000 live births in England sustain an injury to the brain. The study assessed 3,418 births between 2010 and 2015 […]

Study Suggests Therapeutic Hypothermia May Decrease Disability in Newborns with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

Study Suggests Therapeutic Hypothermia May Decrease Disability in Newborns with Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy A randomized clinical trial published in The Journal of the American Medical Association analyzed the therapeutic benefits of body cooling (hypothermia) after 6 hours of age in newborns with moderate hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy—a disorder caused by a brain injury. The study encompassed data from […]

Preterm Birth More Likely in Baby Boys, Study Suggests

Preterm Birth More Likely in Baby Boys, Study Suggests New research out of the University of Adelaide in Australia suggests that the sex of a baby may play a role in potentially life-threatening outcomes at birth. Data from over 574,000 births in South Australia over a 30-year period was analyzed in this study, noting that baby boys […]

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Finishes Triathlon Second Year in a Row

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Finishes Triathlon Second Year in a Row For the second year in a row, 9-year old Bailey Matthews completed the Castle Howard Triathlon in England—7 minutes shy of his time at last year’s race. Quite a feat for the youngster, who has cerebral palsy. Bailey completed the course partly assisted by his […]

Man with Cerebral Palsy Posts Inspiring Video Blog Workouts

Man with Cerebral Palsy Posts Inspiring Video Blog Workouts 23-year old fitness fanatic Tyler Born can most often be found at the gym—lifting weights, stretching, and training with resistance bands with one goal in mind: to be able to walk without a painful limp. Tyler has cerebral palsy, a condition caused by a brain injury […]

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses Cerebral Palsy

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses Cerebral Palsy A client of mine once told me about a doctor visit she had with her young daughter, who was experiencing developmental delays and was having trouble with her fine motor skills. Her physician diagnosed her with cerebral palsy, a condition my client did not know much about. Cerebral palsy […]

Family of Child with HIE Organizes Buggy Push Fundraiser

Family of Child with HIE Organizes Buggy Push Fundraiser Sarah Kay’s daughter Heidi was diagnosed with hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE, shortly after birth, but Sarah had never heard of the disorder. HIE is caused by a brain injury resulting from lack of oxygen or blood flow to the brain, and can lead to serious complications. Now […]

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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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