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Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claims
Compensation claims for erb’s palsy generally result from a failure by a medical professional during labour. If a medical professional has failed to identify a risk of erb’s palsy, they may have missed the opportunity to prevent it.
Our medical negligence solicitors are experts in erb’s palsy compensation claims. They have dealt with many cases of erb’s palsy caused by negligence and have recovered substantial damages on behalf of their clients.
Erb’s palsy compensation claims can also arise if a medical professional has failed to follow proper procedures, resulting in erb’s palsy.
Our Solicitors are experts in Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240
What is a Erb’s Palsy?
Erb’s palsy is a condition that is caused by nerve damage to a baby’s neck during childbirth. Erb’s palsy can happen when a baby’s shoulders become trapped in the birth canal. This can lead to complications with the umbilical cord, causing oxygen deprivation to the baby.
If excessive force is used during labour, this can cause severe nerve damage to the baby. Erb’s palsy is known to effect all major nerves that contribute to movement in the arms. Because of this, erb’s palsy can result in partial or complete paralysis of the baby’s arms.
It is possible for nerve damage to be repaired on some occasions. However in the most serious cases, the damage cannot be treated and is permanent.
All medical professionals involved in child birth owe their patients a “Duty of Care”. This means that if the medical professional falls below the standard that would be expected, they have been negligent. This results can result in an erb’s palsy compensation claim.
If your medical professional has failed to reach an acceptable standard of care, you may be able to make an erb’s palsy compensation claims. It is extremely important to take action if you have been let down. It helps to prevent the same mistakes from happening again. More information about Erb’s Palsy can be accessed here.
What are Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claims?
Erb’s palsy compensation claims arise when a medical professional provides an unacceptable standard of care leading to your child developing Erb’s Palsy.
The 2 most common reasons for erb’s palsy compensation claims generally fall into 2 categories:
- Excessive use of force by a medical professional during labour
- Failure to identify the risk of erb’s palsy, and referring for a caesarean section to reduce risk.
If a medical professional has used excessive force or failed to diagnose the risk of erb’s pasly, they may been medically negligent and you may have a erb’s palsy compensation claim
Our erb’s palsy compensation solicitors can move quickly with your claim. However, it is vital that you seek advice as soon as possible to protect your legal rights. Do not delay as it can result in you missing the chance to obtain justice for your suffering.
Our Solicitors are experts in erb’s palsy compensation claims. You can contact them today by completing our quick Free Claim Assessment or call us on 0800 644 4240.
What are the Causes of Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claims?
They are a number of reasons that can contribute to a medical professional’s negligence, causing erb’s palsy. Each case has its own individual factors that can have a significant impact on the severity of the injury caused.
Our erb’s palsy compensation claims solicitors have identified some common themes that can be found in these types of claim. The list is not exhaustive but does include the following factors:
Failure to perform a caesarean section when able to do so
Use of excessive force
Failure to follow proper procedures
Failure to monitor a baby’s size and weight
Many of the above reasons can result from a medical practitioner not being appropriately qualified to identify and diagnose complications during pregnancy.
This is not acceptable. If a medical professional lacks the knowledge to properly care for a patient, then they should not be providing that care. A lack of adequately trained staff is a completely unacceptable reason for medical negligence. The NHS must adequately train and recruit its staff to ensure the standard of medical care provided is acceptable. Incidents of negligence are simply unacceptable.
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Who Can Make Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claim?
If your child is suffering from erb’s palsy as a result of medical negligence, you can make a claim against the negligent medical provider.
Making an erb’s palsy compensation claim is not just about obtaining compensation for you and your child’s suffering, it is about obtaining justice. Our solicitors understand that this is difficult time for you, often with nobody to turn to.
We will be in your corner, fighting your case. Our solicitors will provide you with all the support you need during your claim. You need to act fast, as there are strict time limits on when you can make an erb’s palsy compensation claim. Contact us today to discuss your options.
Why you should Make an Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claim?
Making an erb’s palsy compensation claim can help to avoid the same mistakes being made again. Our solicitors often find that NHS guidelines will change following a medical negligence claim. If the medical mistakes that were made are identified and investigated, improvements can be made.
It is also important that you are able to obtain compensation for you and your child’s pain and suffering. At the very least, you may have incurred additional expenses and costs for extra care due to the injury. You may have had to take time of work, or give up your job altogether. In these circumstances, it is only fair that you as the victim are able to receive the correct amount of compensation for your suffering.
No Win No Fee Compensation Claims
Our medical negligence solicitors will represent you on a No Win No Fee basis. There is no cost to you if the claim is unsuccessful. You will obtain the maximum compensation available to you.
Our solicitors will also discuss any other options that are available regarding you case.
How Much Compensation Will I Get for Erb’s Palsy Claim?
The amount of compensation for erb’s palsy claims can vary depending on the extent of your suffering and the details of your case. It will also depend on your personal circumstances.
However, due to the severity of the injuries that can result from erb’s palsy, it is known for erb’s palsy compensation claims to result in significant amounts of compensation. This often reflects the level of care that your child will need over the years.
Our solicitors will be able to guide you through the levels of compensation available based on your own circumstances. Contact them today for a Free Case Assessment.
Our Expertise in Erb’s Palsy Compensation Claims?
Our medical negligence claims solicitors have decades of experience in erb’s palsy compensation claims. They specialise in this area of law and are quite simply experts in the area. Not only are our stillbirth solicitors experts in this area, they will also provide you with support and kindness in your time of need.
We understand that our clients’ are going through one of the most distressing times of your life. We are not here simply as lawyers, we are here to help you get through by achieving the justice you deserve
Our medical negligence claims solicitors will provide you with the expert service you expect from your medical negligence lawyer. But they are also friendly, approachable and put customer service at the heart of everything they do for their clients.
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