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By Dean Caras.
A birth injury is one of the most traumatic and tragic events that a family can suffer. While some birth injuries occur because of natural circumstances that cannot be avoided, oftentimes the cause of the injury is a medical error. Common examples of birth injuries that can be caused by medical error include Erb’s Palsy and Cerebral Palsy.
A responsible mother takes every measurable precaution to ensure that she gives birth to a fully developed and healthy baby. The months leading up to the birth of the child include numerous doctor visits and checkups in order to maintain awareness and understanding.
If you suspect that your child’s birth injuries were caused by a medical mistake, contact our office to speak with a Chicago birth injury lawyer immediately.
Brachial Plexus Injuries and Erb’s Palsy: The brachial plexus is a network of nerves connecting the spinal cord to shoulder, hand, and arm. Brachial plexus injuries are often a result of medical error while handling shoulder dystocia. More…
Cerebral Palsy: Cerebral palsy is another serious condition that is often a result of an injury sustained at birth. More…