When the system of nerves in the shoulder, hand, and arm sustain injury such as tearing and/or stretching—most frequently during birth and the delivery process—it results in a condition known as brachial plexus palsy. There are four different types of brachial plexus palsy injuries, some of which are more severe than others. However, all types may be caused by medical malpractice and/or negligence.
If your child suffers from a brachial plexus palsy injury that you suspect occurred as a result of medical malpractice, it is important to understand that you have legal options available to you. Please contact us today to schedule a complimentary consultation with a skilled and respected medical malpractice attorney who can answer your questions, inform you of your options, and provide you with sound legal advice.
4 Types of Brachial Plexus Injuries
Treatment of brachial plexus palsy injuries varies according to their severity but may include surgery, occupational therapy, and/or physical therapy.
Is Medical Malpractice to Blame?
Medical malpractice, while not always intentional, does happen and those who have been injured as a result may be entitled to recover financial compensation to cover the cost of medical expenses, pain and suffering, and more. If you suspect that your child’s brachial plexus palsy injury is a result of medical malpractice or negligence, you should contact a qualified medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible to learn how you can hold responsible parties accountable.
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