Erb's Palsy & Brachial Plexus Palsy

A form of brachial plexus injury, Erb's palsy, frequently results in impairment of the shoulder, upper arm and thumb and fingers. The affected body parts often develop improperly and become atrophied and weak, with a degree of paralysis. Erb's Palsy results from damage to the nerves in the shoulder.

If your child was born with Erb's palsy, let The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm file a claim against the medical professional who delivered your child. To find out if you have a case, fill out our form below or call us today.

Can Medical Malpractice Cause Erb's Palsy?

Erb's Palsy can be caused by:

  • Excessive Force
  • Excessive Pressure on Infant's Head
  • Failure to Prevent Shoulder Lodging
  • Shoulder Dystocia
  • Improper Use of Vacuum
  • Improper Use of Forceps
  • Breech Births

If your child was born with Erb's palsy, let The Skolnick Weiser Law Firm file a claim against the medical professional who delivered your child. To find out if you have a case, fill out our form below or call us today.