$300,000 Settlement for Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury / Erb’s Palsy
- Date: Summer 2015
- Attorneys: Mitchell J. Makowicz
- Settlement: $300,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injuries
Mr. Makowicz represented a young man who sustained a brachial plexus injury at birth resulting in Erb’s Palsy. This nerve injury was caused by the delivering doctor who exerted excessive lateral traction to the boy’s neck when shoulder dystocia was encountered. The now 23 year old plaintiff suffers from limitations in movement and use of his arm.