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Infant Deaths Linked to Fisher-Price Sleeper Prompt Outrage

Reports of at least 32 infant deaths related to the Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper have sparked outrage after the manufacturer hesitated to issue a recall.  Early in April 2019, the popular infant brand issued […]

Great Gift Ideas for Children with Cerebral Palsy

When it comes to gift-giving for children with cerebral palsy, you want to find items that are fun, practical, and appropriate for the recipient.  This task can be more difficult than most people realize.  Every child […]

What are the Side Effects of Assisted Delivery?

Sometimes, despite the best planning and preparation, labor and delivery becomes complicated or problems arise.  For the safety of the mother and baby, doctors often use tools to aid in vaginal delivery, such as vacuum […]

What Causes Infant Paralysis?

The recent spike in the mysterious illness called acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) has caused concern among parents all over the United States.  Parents are now, more than ever, asking questions like “what causes infant paralysis?”, […]

Can a Child Outgrow Cerebral Palsy?

Can a child outgrow cerebral palsy? This is a question many parents ask upon discovering that their child has the disorder.  There is an abundance of information available online discussing the varying ways that cerebral […]

How Does Summer Weather Impact Cerebral Palsy?

Summer is almost upon us, and that has many people gearing up for school to be out, traveling and more outdoor adventures.  If you know someone who has cerebral palsy, you may also be wondering […]

When is a Botched Circumcision Medical Malpractice?

Circumcision is a delicate procedure. Surgical errors can result in a botched circumcision, which can be painful for your child.

Can Birth Injuries Cause Seizures?

Our attorneys were recently asked “Can Birth Injuries Cause Seizures?” Brain injuries are among the most common forms of birth injuries and can result in neurological problems like seizures.  In this article, we will take […]

Why are Forceps Commonly Linked to Birth Injuries?

Forceps are often used during labor and delivery to assist with the birthing process.  Unfortunately they are frequently linked to birth injuries as well, which raises the question, Why are forceps commonly linked to birth injuries?  Forceps – a […]

Support Options for Brachial Plexus Injury Victims

October 16-22 marked national Brachial Plexus Awareness Week.  In honor of this worthy cause, we offer this post all about support options for brachial plexus injury victims.  We hope this article will help families touched […]