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Can Adoptive Parents File a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

Can Adoptive Parents File a Birth Injury Lawsuit? Adopting a child can be just as exciting for the adoptive parents as giving birth to a newborn. By choosing to adopt, you may have questions for the adoption agency about the child’s medical history including information about the child’s birth and the prenatal care of the […]

Study Analyzing Information from Private Cord Blood Bank Helps Characterize Cerebral Palsy Patients

Study Analyzing Information from Private Cord Blood Bank Helps Characterize Cerebral Palsy Patients According to findings of a study published in the journal Research in Developmental Disabilities, data from a private U.S. cord blood bank registry may offer key information to patients with cerebral palsy. Cord blood contains stem cells, a type of cell that […]

Study: Trunk Exercises May Improve Walking Ability in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Study: Trunk Exercises May Improve Walking Ability in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy may find that their ability to keep an upright position or walk is difficult because their disability affects one side of their body. The body’s core muscles, surrounding the trunk and pelvis, are essential to supporting the […]

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?”

Attorney Lisa Weinstein Discusses “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?” People often ask me, “What Is Spastic Cerebral Palsy?” Spastic cerebral palsy results from damage to certain areas of the brain called the motor cortex (which controls voluntary movement) and the pyramidal tracts (which help send signals to muscles).  Damage to the brain can occur before […]

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Inspires All to “Live Like Laird”

Boy with Cerebral Palsy Inspires All to “Live Like Laird” Laird, a young boy with cerebral palsy, shares his love for life on his blog www.lairdmurfey.com. While Laird is unable to type or write, he recounts his life experiences living with a disability by using a Tobii, an eye-gaze device that he uses to communicate.  […]

Will Florida’s Medical Malpractice Damages Cap Affect My Birth Injury Claim?

Will Florida’s Medical Malpractice Damages Cap Affect My Birth Injury Claim? A judge in Miami, Florida has ruled damage caps in a medical malpractice lawsuit are unconstitutional and unfair to injured plaintiffs. In a July 2018 ruling, Judge Jose M. Rodriguez refused to implement the 30-year-old cap of $350,000 in damages, labeling it as outdated. […]

Early Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

Early Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy What are the earliest symptoms of cerebral palsy? Early signs and symptoms of cerebral palsy include difficulty feeding, behavioral problems, reduced muscle tone, developmental delays, and failure to reach milestones such as rolling over, sitting, crawling and walking.  Involuntary movements, muscle spasms, or paralysis of one side of the body […]

Man with Cerebral Palsy Visits the Beach for the First Time

Man with Cerebral Palsy Visits the Beach for the First Time A video of a 36-year-old man living with cerebral palsy has been viewed over 70,000 times.  The video captures the man’s happiness as he sees the beach for the first time. The Alabama native traveled to Panama City Beach, Florida to experience the seaside. […]

U.S. Named “Most Dangerous” Country to Give Birth in the Developed World

U.S. Named “Most Dangerous” Country to Give Birth in the Developed World An investigation by USA Today found that the U.S. is the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world. In addition to the thousands of birth injuries that occur each year, over 50,000 mothers are severely injured during or after childbirth, […]

Survey: Medical Teams Must Practice Good Communication to Manage Hip Displacement in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Survey: Medical Teams Must Practice Good Communication to Manage Hip Displacement in Children with Cerebral Palsy Undiagnosed hip displacement in children with cerebral palsy may lead to physical impairments including difficulties sitting, standing, and walking. According to a survey of 84 Australian pediatricians and physiotherapists, diagnosing and managing hip displacement in children with cerebral palsy should […]

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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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