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Cancer Drug May Prevent Contractures in Children with Cerebral Palsy and Neonatal Brachial Plexus Injury

Cerebral palsy (CP) and brachial plexus injuries both typically manifest in early childhood, as they are often caused by birth injuries (harm to a baby during or near the time of birth). These conditions differ in many ways, including that cerebral palsy is the result of brain damage/abnormalities which can be caused by traumatic birth…

Michigan Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Lawyers Discusses Medical Malpractice Case

Macrosomia and HIE in the News A child now has hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE), intellectual (cognitive) disabilities, learning disabilities, developmental delays and Erb’s palsy because the obstetrician failed to perform an emergency C-section when the baby was experiencing birth asphyxia and shoulder dystocia. A new mother who had diabetes and pregnancy-induced hypertension was admitted to the…