Child Injury

Bellevue Family Wants Baby Daughter’s Story to Inspire Blood Donations

By Cullan & Cullan on January 28, 2013 - Comments off

Our children are our most precious commodities. They deserve to be brought into the world by careful professionals, and they deserve accurate and timely diagnoses of medical conditions that present themselves early in life. Personal injury, medical malpractice, and failure-to-diagnose cases are best handled by attorneys like those at Cullan & Cullan, LLC, where our Omaha child injury lawyers are also physicians.

Courtesy of ABC News 6, a Bellevue, Nebraska family is sponsoring a blood drive to honor their baby daughter who will turn one in February. In order to stay alive, she is in need of regular blood transfusions. She received her first transfusion when she was only a few days old. Their daughter has required a blood transfusion every five to six weeks since that first one — a total of nine so far. Read the rest »

New CDC Report Shows Child Injury Deaths are Down

By Cullan & Cullan on May 10, 2012 - Comments off

Omaha Child Accident InjuryA recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that child injury deaths have significantly decreased, according to a report in The Christian Science Monitor. From 2000 to 2009, the CDC data shows child injury deaths dropped almost 30 percent. Medical experts and researchers state the findings mean more than 11,000 children’s lives have been saved. However, more than 9,000 children still die annually from unintentional injuries, making injury the number one cause of death among children. Read the rest »

Spring and Summer Safety Tips to Protect Your Child against Brain Injury

By Cullan & Cullan on April 19, 2012 - Comments off

NE Spring Child Safety TipsA traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a severe type of injury which can permanently alter a person’s life. TBI is one of the leading causes of acquired disability and death in infants, and the Brain Injury Association of Michigan reports that children ages zero to four and 15 to 19 are the most at-risk age groups for getting a traumatic brain injury.

The only known cure for a traumatic brain injury is prevention, so following these seasonal safety tips from the Brain Injury Association of America can help prevent a child injury accident while having fun in the sun. Read the rest »