Cerebral Palsy Lawsuit

Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

If you believe your child may have suffered a birth injury, the lawyers of Balkin & Eisbrouch, LLC may be able to help. In some cases, birth injuries like cerebral palsy may have been able to be minimized or even avoided. Please take some time to read the information on this site, and if you have questions, call us anytime. We may be able to help uncover what went went wrong during the birth process, or during prenatal or postnatal care. We understand a birth injury can be an overwhelming and devastating experience. If your child has been injured by negligence and you need legal assistance, please call the number listed above, or complete the form to the right to receive a free legal evaluation.

Illinois Birth Injury Lawsuit Moves to Federal Court

Elise Kramer | June 5th, 2013
Birth Injury Defects

An Illinois family whose infant daughter was affected by serious injuries caused by medical negligence at the time of her delivery have seen their birth injury lawsuit moved from state to federal court per the the Federal Tort Claims Act. The family originally filed their lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, a state court, on August 3,… Read more »

Brachial Plexus Injury Results In Lasting Complications

Elise Kramer | June 5th, 2013
Birth Injury Signs

A New York mother has initiated litigation against a Brooklyn hospital after they allegedly caused serious injury to her newborn daughter. The claimant filed her lawsuit in the United States’ District Court for the Eastern District of New York after her daughter suffered a birth injury resulting in Erb’s palsy during delivery. The birth injury lawyers of the plaintiff are… Read more »

Pitocin Linked to Birth Injuries for Some

Elise Kramer | May 22nd, 2013
Birth Injury Lawsuits

Pitocin is a chemical that is often used to induce labor in women who are past their pregnancy’s due date or to induce labor that has slowed or stopped. It is a useful medical tool that can help patients with difficult births but it can also cause serious complications if appropriate precautions are not taken in Pitocin-induced births. A study… Read more »

Birth Injury Lawsuit Transferred

Elise Kramer | May 21st, 2013
Birth Injury Fetal Distress

An Illinois woman filed an Erb’s palsy lawsuit against the medical staff at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Komed Holman Health Center after her child was born with permanent injuries, which she claims was a result of the treatment given to her and her child by the doctors and medical staff at those hospitals. The mother is seeking compensation for her… Read more »

Cerebral Palsy: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Perry Larkin | April 26th, 2013
Birth Injury Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder of motor function that generally begins appearing when a person afflicted with the condition is an infant. It can cause limb rigidity, sudden reflexive movements and involuntary twitches. It also impairs movement. The effects of CP vary depending on the individual. Some have mental impairments; others have problems with vision or hearing. It can… Read more »