Adjusting to life can be difficult for parents whose children suffer from the effects of birth injuries. Along with the challenges of caring for a child with special needs, there is the loss of the future they planned. In cases where a child will never be able to care for him or herself, the pressure…

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When you are having a child, you try to prepare for everything: getting the baby’s room ready, putting together the crib, gathering toys and clothes, and packing your hospital bag. You want to make sure you have everything you need for the big day. And when the big day finally arrives, you put your trust…

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What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy refers to a group of disorders that present during infancy or very early childhood. Cerebral palsy is caused by an injury or abnormality to the cerebrum (frontal portion of the brain) while the brain is still in the developmental stage. Most often the brain injury occurs during pregnancy, labor…

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When you are expecting a new baby and the pregnancy has been smooth sailing, it is a shock when your child suffers a birth injury that results in shoulder dystocia. Yet, this serious complication can and does happen in Tennessee delivery rooms. As Memphis birth injury lawyers, we know just how serious it is. Shoulder…

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A brachial plexus birth injury can cause pain, anxiety and financial hardship for new parents. When this injury happens to your baby, suddenly you are forced to face the fact that he or she may be permanently disabled. But, it is important to stay calm and to educate yourself as you head into the weeks…

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Bringing home a new baby is one of the most blessed events in parents’ lives. No matter what, there is joy. However, when a birth injury like Erb’s palsy has occurred, your joy is tempered with worry and many unanswered questions. What is Erb’s palsy? Erb’s palsy is a form of brachial plexus birth injury.…

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There is no greater joy than the birth of a new baby. And there is no greater fear than when something goes wrong during the birthing process. Certainly there is nothing more upsetting than knowing a Tennessee birth injury could have been avoided. One cause of birth injuries, particularly a brachial plexus injury, is the…

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