$950,000 Settlement for Shoulder Dystocia / Erb’s Palsy

Following a 10-day trial, during which the insurance carrier for the defendants offered $350,000 to settle the matter, the firm secured a $950,000 settlement while the jury was deliberating. The case was on behalf of a child who sustained a severe brachial plexus injury at birth resulting in Erb’s Palsy. Despite surgery to repair the nerve damage, the child, now almost 5 years old, has limited use of her right arm, and will likely require additional surgery in the future.