Birth Injury

Young Boy Diagnosed With Cerebral Palsy Gets Settlement That Changes His Life

by Jonathan Mester | January 17th, 2017

Over the past several years, I took on a case for an impoverished young boy living in rural Georgia who was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. The mother of the child was 33 weeks pregnant when she was involved in a motor vehicle accident. She was a passenger in a small automobile which was impacted on […]

Securing Justice for Ohio Birth Injury Victims

by Cary Graham | August 26th, 2016

Nothing compares to the anticipation of expecting a child. Along with the preparation, your mind reels with the possibilities and potential your child will have, all the great things they will accomplish, and the amount of love they will find throughout their lives. When the time comes for him or her to enter the world, all those […]

What is a Brachial Plexus Injury?

by Jonathan Mester | July 17th, 2015

Attorney Jonathan Mester discusses shoulder dystocia and the damage it can cause to an infant’s brachial plexus nerves if the shoulder dystocia isn’t properly handled during delivery.

What is Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy?

by Jonathan Mester | July 9th, 2015

Attorney Jonathan Mester discusses hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, a form of brain disorder that occurs as a result of hypoxia (oxygen deficiency) and/or ischemia (inadequate blood supply).

What Is A High-Risk Pregnancy?

by Jonathan Mester | May 12th, 2015

Listen as Jonathan Mester explains high risk pregnancy. This means a pregnant mother and her unborn child are at a greater than normal risk for developing serious complications that can affect their health. Learn more about the causes of birth injuries and how Nurenberg Paris may be able to help by visiting the Birth Injury section of our […]

Birth Defect or Birth Injury?

by Jonathan Mester | April 2nd, 2015

Understanding the difference between a birth defect and a birth injury can be difficult. Because the two can have similar symptoms, how do you know if your child is showing signs of a condition that was present before birth or if he or she is suffering from the results of a traumatic delivery? Birth defects, […]

How To Prove Negligence in Birth Injury Cases

by | April 1st, 2015

A doctor or medical professional’s negligence is one of the leading causes of birth injury in the United States today. In fact, data from the National Institute of Health shows thousands of infants are harmed as the result of such errors each year. One of the more common errors that occurs is a failure by […]

Determining the Timing of a Brain Injury in the Newborn: What We Can Learn from Brain Imaging – Part Two

by William Jacobson | March 23rd, 2015

A brain imaging study, such as an ultrasound, CAT scan, or MRI, can help answer questions about the timing of a birth injury. One of the issues commonly argued in medical-legal cases involving an infant asphyxiated at birth is whether a brain injury occurred before or during labor and delivery. In an infant hypoxic-ischemic event […]

Determining the Cause of Brain Injury in the Newborn: What We Can Learn from Brain Imaging – Part One

by William Jacobson | March 11th, 2015

Physicians can be vague when asked, “What is the cause of my baby’s brain injury?” A common response is, “We will never really know.” But with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain, there may be an answer. The pattern of brain imaging on an MRI can often be helpful in determining when a brain […]

Common Causes of Birth Injury in the U.S.

by | February 19th, 2015

Childbirth is one of the most common reasons for hospitalization in the United States today. Despite the frequency of infant deliveries in the American medical industry, mistakes are often made that can cause patients serious harm. In fact, studies have shown that in 2006 alone, approximately 157,700 mothers and infants were afflicted with a birth […]