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Erb’s Palsy Lawyers in Atlanta

Was Your Child’s Diagnosis the Result of Medical Negligence?

Erb’s palsy is a condition that results from an injury to the upperbrachial plexus nerves, a bundle of nerves located in the shoulder and neck. This can lead to weakness and reduced or lost movement in the affected arm, hand, and/or fingers. In infants, Erb’s palsy is often the result of a birth injury, such as when doctors stretch or tear the brachial plexus nerves during delivery. While some infants with birth palsy will heal within a relatively short period of time with proper treatment and rehabilitation, others will be affected for longer periods of time or even the remainder of their lives.

If your child was diagnosed with Erb’s palsy after a difficult birth, it is possible that he or she sustained a birth injury as a result of a medical provider’s negligence. We encourage you to reach out to our Atlanta Erb’s palsy lawyers as soon as possible to learn more about your legal options during a free, no-obligation consultation. Over the years, Goldstein Hayes & Lina, LLC has recovered more than $400 million for injured individuals and their families. We are ready to provide the aggressive representation and caring, compassionate legal support you need.

Give us a call at (888) 425-6070 or contact us online today to request a free consultation with a member of our team.

Causes & Symptoms of Erb’s Palsy

Erb's palsy is caused by an injury to the brachial plexus nerve at birth and is usually immediately apparent. This nerve is located near the neck and controls motion and feeling of the hand, arm, and fingers. Erb's palsy can be caused by excessive pressure on the head and neck during birth or by pulling on the shoulders as the baby exits the birth canal.

Some of the symptoms of Erb’s palsy include:

  • Weakness in the affected arm, hand, or fingers
  • Loss of feeling in the affected area
  • Impaired movement
  • Partial or complete paralysis of one arm

Gentle massaging and a range of motion therapy exercises can help heal a mild case of Erb's palsy, while surgery or tendon transplant can be used to treat more severe cases.

Damages Available in Birth Injury Cases Involving Erb’s Palsy

If your baby has suffered from Erb's palsy because of medical malpractice, we want to help. Erb's palsy can affect your child for the rest of his or her life, and treatments can be expensive. We can seek justice for your case and fight to help you receive the compensation you and your child deserve.

While every case is different, many victims of birth injuries (including Erb’s palsy) and/or their parents are able to pursue compensation for the following:

  • Hospital bills
  • Surgery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Future healthcare expenses
  • Necessary equipment for recovery
  • Pain and suffering
  • Reduced quality of life
  • Emotional distress and anxiety

With our experience and reputation, you can trust that your case is in capable hands. We do everything we can to eliminate our clients’ stress as we help them navigate the legal process. We will handle all of the legal aspects of your claim, including negotiating with liable insurance providers or litigating on your behalf in court, so that you can focus on getting your child the treatment he or she needs and healing.

Contact Goldstein Hayes & Lina, LLC Today

We are committed to providing proficient and reliable legal services to each and every one of our clients. If your child is exhibiting symptoms of or has been diagnosed with Erb's palsy, we can help you understand your legal options relating to medical malpractice claims and child birth injury lawsuits.

Our experienced Atlanta Erb’s palsy attorneys can investigate the incident to determine whether the injury was caused by a doctor or another medical provider, and then build your case to help uphold your rights in court.

Call out team today at (888) 425-6070 to get started. We are available 24/7, and there are absolutely no fees unless we win your case.

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    Mr. Hayes, Jessica and Alli have helped me with two cases in the past 3 years, and they have been so wonderful! The generosity and kindness of everyone at this practice are just great. I will always refer them to anyone that needs legal representation f”

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