Our team at
Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, helps families who are coping with the consequences of
birth injury malpractice, including those who have children who have developed Erb's palsy. This
condition is caused by stress to the nerves on the baby's shoulder, resulting
in complete or partial paralysis of the arm. Some infants recover on their
own, while some require extensive physical therapy, treatment, and surgery.
If you suspect your child's condition is the result of medical malpractice,
it is important to consult with an attorney with knowledge in this area
of law. Our legal team has more than 30 years of experience in personal
injury arena and knows what it takes to secure results for our clients
both in and outside the courtroom.
Contact us today to speak with an experienced New York Erb's palsy attorney.
What Causes Erb's Palsy?
At Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, we are focused on serious
medical malpractice cases, including those occurring during childbirth.
Erb's palsy is a condition marked by damage to a series of nerves in the
neck and shoulder, known as the brachial plexus.
Factors contributing to Erb's palsy include:
- Improper use of forceps
- Improper use of vacuum extraction
- Prolonged labor
- Breech position
- Large baby
- Small or abnormally shaped pelvis
- Overweight mother
Our attorneys have extensive experience handling birth injury lawsuits
and an impressive track record of successful results, winning settlements
and jury awards for our clients. We have professional nurses on staff
that are well-versed in the medical issues that play heavily in these
cases. We also have access to a network of respected medical experts who
help us build strong cases for our clients.
Call (888) 260-0473 Today
If your child developed Erb's palsy as a result of medical negligence,
you and your family could be entitled to compensation. Speak with our
legal team to start exploring your legal options. We're ready to hear
your story during this difficult time.
Contact a New York medical malpractice attorney at (888) 260-0473 to
schedule an initial consultation.