erbs palsy

Erb’s Palsy and Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

What is Erb’s Palsy? This is a type of disorder that occurs during birth. It results in weakness in the arm of a baby. In more severe cases it causes paralysis. The reason why so many people end up consulting a medical malpractice attorney about this disorder is because Erb’s Palsy is not created or does not occur in births that are conducted correctly– they only occur as a result of malpractice.

In other words, your baby is not born with this palsy. It is the result of human error through negligence. Doctors, midwives, and more have a duty of care […]

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Erb’s Palsy Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

What is Erb’s Palsy? Erb’s palsy is a disorder that can happen during the birth of a child and leads to arm muscle weakness or paralysis. This condition occurs as the result of a stretch injury to the brachial plexus, a network of nerves found close to the neck. It holds the nerves that allow for movement and feeling in the arms, hands, and fingers. Erb’s palsy directly affects these nerves and thus the arms and its extensions. If your child has Erb’s palsy, you are in a position to bring a case of medical malpractice against the medical professionals […]