Erb’s and Klumpke’s Palsy-Birth Injury may be result of Medical Malpractice/Negligence
Childbirth Injuries | Cerebral Palsy
Massachusetts childbirth injury victims of Erb’s or Klumpke’s Palsy are types of brachial plexus injury may be a birth injury that is the result of medical malpractice that needs experienced personal injury attorneys. Gilman Law LLP lawyers are experienced at representing the victims of Erb’s Palsy, Klumpke’s Palsy and other brachial plexus injuries that resulting from medical malpractice. Our birth injury lawyers know how devastating Erb’s Palsy can be, and are aware of the emotional and financial costs of such medical malpractice, we are committed to obtaining the best possible financial results for the victims of medical malpractice and their families.
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If you or a loved one have been victimized by birth injury, medical malpractice or medical negligence, we urge you to contact one of the Massachusetts personal injury attorneys at Gilman Law LLP immediately. Our compassionate and committed lawyers are dedicated to helping the victims of Erb’s Palsy, Klumpke’s Palsy and brachial plexus injuries to get their lives back on track. If your child suffers from any of these birth injuries as the result of medical malpractice during birth, we urge you to contact one of our experienced Massachusetts Accident Injury Attorneys today at (888) 252-0048.
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A brachial plexus injury, (Erb’s Palsy, Klumpke’s Palsy) is an injury to the large network of nerves within the body called the brachial plexus running from the spinal column to the muscles in the shoulders and arms, causing the arm and hand to move. Parents often believe that their child’s brachial plexus injury was unavoidable or was a congenital birth defect. However, Erb’s or Klumpke’s Palsy is often the result of medical malpractice or medical negligence that occurs when a baby is too large and obstetricians neglect to deliver the baby via Caesarian section. Brachial Plexus Injury is often the result of shoulder dystocia in childbirth, or the lodging of a baby’s shoulder behind the mother’s pubic bone. In other cases, where medical malpractice has occurred, doctors can use too much force to deliver the baby, which results in nerve damage. Many children with Erb’s or Klumpke’s Palsy may suffer partial or total paralysis of these parts of the body. Children with some form of Brachial Plexus Injury often need a lifetime of therapy and/or multiple surgeries to help correct the problem and try for a normal life. Families are financially and emotionally burdened for many years when a child suffers from Erb’s Palsy.
The Massachusetts medical malpractice attorneys at Gilman Law LLP lawyers have helped many families of Erb’s Palsy victims prove that their injuries where the result of medical practice on the part of the doctor responsible for the delivery. If you suspect that your child’s condition was caused by a brachial plexus injury that resulted from medical malpractice, please contact us for a free, confidential, no-obligation case evaluation. A Massachusetts medical malpractice lawyer at Gilman Law LLP should be consulted as soon as possible after your baby’s birth, to ensure that important medical records and information about the birth are not lost over time.