Birth Injury

We’re Here for You After a Birth Injury

by NPHM | April 10th, 2019

The birth of your child should be one of the most memorable and joyful days of your life. But if doctors, nurses, or other healthcare providers assisting with the delivery are negligent, the effects can be devastating. Between six and eight infants out of every 1,000 newborns suffer birth injuries—or around one in every 9,714 […]

NPHM Attorney Recognized for Top Verdicts in Illinois and Ohio

by NPHM | November 19th, 2018

Court watcher TopVerdict.com monitors trial outcomes in the U.S. and recognizes the lawyers with the largest verdicts. TopVerdict.com honored NPHM partner Pamela Pantages for achieving one of Illinois’ top verdicts in 2017. Pamela’s case resulted in a Cook County (Chicago) jury verdict for a 7-year old girl who sustained a permanent brachial plexus injury because […]

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 […]