How are Blindness and Cerebral Palsy Related?
November 6, 2023
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a neurological condition often identified in early childhood that impacts muscle coordination and movement. Many children diagnosed with CP also suffer from vision-related issues, […]
How are Autism and Cerebral Palsy Related?
October 9, 2023
Autism and cerebral palsy (CP) are distinct neurological conditions that often co-occur in children with birth injuries. The CDC reports that 1 in 10 children with CP are […]
Forceps and Vacuum Injuries Explained
August 2, 2023
Originally published May 20, 2019. Everyone hopes for an easy childbirth, but sometimes there are complications, and assistive devices such as forceps or vacuum extractors may need to […]
Is There a Difference Between a Birth Injury and Medical Malpractice?
July 3, 2023
When it comes to personal injury claims related to injuries caused by healthcare professionals, “birth injury” and “medical malpractice” are the two terms used. Both involve potential harm […]
Is Erb’s Palsy Permanent?
June 19, 2023
Erb’s palsy is a relatively common condition in newborns that occurs in approximately 2 in every 1,000 children in the United States. The seriousness of the condition varies, […]
3 Factors to Build a Strong Case for an HIE Injury Claim
May 31, 2023
The parents of babies who are affected by hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) during childbirth are often devastated by their children’s diagnosis and injuries. An attorney experienced in HIE law […]
How to Protect Your Privacy During a Birth Injury Case
May 30, 2023
An injury to a baby before, during, or shortly after birth can be devastating. But what is even more devastating is when such injuries are caused by negligence […]
Birth Asphyxia (HIE) and Its Long-Term Effects
May 26, 2023
Originally published May 14, 2019. When complications occur during childbirth, they can cause devastating results for the newborn child. Birth asphyxia is one such complication that occurs when […]
Can a Birth Injury Occur After Birth?
May 22, 2023
Birth injuries are a risk associated with the childbirth process. However, many people are unaware that birth injuries can also occur after birth. Traumatic events that occur shortly […]