About Us

The experience to successfully litigate your cerebral palsy lawsuit

Balkin & Eisbrouch are experienced trial attorneys representing individuals and families affected by birth injury and cerebral palsy malpractice.  Charles Balkin and David Eisbrouch co-founded the firm and have dedicated its resources to helping victims nationwide recover compensation for the negligence, medical malpractice, medical device injury and pharmaceutical torts.

Balkin & Eisbrouch practice in both state and federal district courts throughout the United States and are affiliated nationwide with qualified and reputable attorneys licensed to practice all over the country. With over 40 years of trial experience, Mr. Balkin and Mr. Eisbrouch have developed a solid and respected reputation for professionalism, compassion, and most importantly, successful results.

Charles Balkin, co-founding partner

Mr. Balkin received a BS in Economics from the University of Illinois in 1963 and later graduated from the DePaul University School of Law in 1966. He has been a trial attorney ever since. For over 30 years he has enjoyed an AV rating which is the most prestigious peer rating.  Mr. Balkin is admitted to practice in both Federal Court as well as the U.S. Supreme Court.  Recent career highlights include participating in the Fen-Phen, Zyprexa, and Vioxx, Ortho Evra and Avandia litigations as well as many other mass tort and serious injury litigations.

His professional memberships include:

  • State Bars of Illinois, Wisconsin and Colorado
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Ranked in the top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • American Association for Justice
  • Leaders Forum
  • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association

David Eisbrouch, co-founding and managing partner

Mr. Eisbrouch obtained a BS in Business Administration from the University of Buffalo in 1982 before attending the Hofstra University School of Law and graduating in 1985. He has dedicated his entire career to litigating serious personal injury and pharmaceutical cases including Vioxx, Celebrex, Bextra, Zyprexa, Yaz, and Avandia litigations.

His professional memberships include:

  • State Bars of New Jersey, New York and Washington D.C.
  • American Bar Association
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Leaders Forum
  • New Jersey Association for Justice
  • New York State Trial Lawyers Association

Tell us about your experience with birth injury

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious birth injury, Balkin & Eisbrouch will provide a free legal consultation to help you understand your rights and the compensation to which you may be entitled.

Our dedicated team of birth injury attorneys handle medical malpractice lawsuits including:

  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Erb’s Palsy/ Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • C-Section Mistakes
  • Abrupted Placenta
  • Brain Damage/Brain Defects

We are here to help you. We have the commitment, experience, and resources to fight for justice and the compensation you deserve. Call us to talk to us about your case; there is never an obligation.

Talk to a cerebral palsy lawyer

Balkin & Eisbrouch takes cases on a contingency basis, which means that you pay nothing unless we recover damages for you. You can contact us any time of the day or night, any day of the week. When you call you will find a caring individual who will gather information about your situation and answer all of your questions.

Our law firm is committed to providing individual and personalized care for our clients. Our team of cerebral palsy attorneys associate with medical professionals who together, provide an unparalleled depth of knowledge about the standards of medical care required during the birth process, the ways in which those standards may be breached, and the full impact such injuries will have on the lives of everyone in the family.

No parent and no child should have to face a lifetime of pain as a result of a preventable injury. The birth injury and cerebral palsy lawyers of Balkin & Eisbrouch understand that the financial burden caused by medical malpractice may be insurmountable.  We also recognize that though the emotional value of your claim is immeasurable, a successful lawsuit may be able to provide at least some measure of relief and a sense of justice.

Talk to a cerebral palsy lawyer at Balkin & Eisbrouch today and learn more about filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against those  responsible for your child’s condition. We will patiently answer all of your questions about your experience and help guide you through the litigation process.

There is no fee unless we win your case.