$950,000 Settlement for Shoulder Dystocia Birth Injury / Erb’s Palsy
- Date: Summer 2007
- Settlement: $950,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Shoulder Dystocia, Brachial Plexus, Erb’s Palsy
The firm secured a $950,000 settlement for a child who sustained a severe brachial plexus injury at birth. Once the physicians present in the delivery room realized the baby’s shoulder became stuck maneuvers to free the baby’s shoulder were attempted. Despite surgery to repair the nerve damage, the child, now 6 years old, has limited use of her right arm.