Birth Injuries: Erb's Palsy and Cerebral Palsy
Erb's palsy and cerebral palsy are two common types of birth injury. When new parents learn that their child has been born with Erb's palsy or cerebral palsy, the immediate most critical questions are about health care in the hospital and at home.
In the later aftermath of such a traumatic birth, parents may begin to have questions about whether the palsy was unavoidable. Is it possible that a doctor's or nurse's error caused the palsy? Sadly, in some cases the answer is yes.
Because medical malpractice or negligence during the delivery process can sometimes cause cerebral palsy and Erb's palsy, we encourage parents of children born with these injuries to seek professional legal advice as soon as possible. It is important to understand your legal options to seek financial compensation on behalf of your child — and the earlier you do so the better.
Andrew L. Weitz & Associates, P.C.:
An Experienced Medical Malpractice Law Firm
Founded in 2004 by renowned personal injury attorney Harvey Weitz and his son Andrew Weitz, the New York City law firm of Andrew L. Weitz & Associates, P.C., focuses exclusively on personal injury and medical malpractice lawsuits.
Our attorneys bring decades of experience to the table, as well as a proven commitment to fighting tough legal battles on behalf of injured children and their parents. Medical malpractice lawsuits — especially those involving birth injuries such as cerebral palsy or Erb's palsy — are notoriously complex and expensive. At Andrew L. Weitz & Associates, P.C., we have the proven resources and skills to provide reliable and aggressive advocacy in these cases. Learn more about our past successful verdicts and settlements, in birth injury cases as well as other areas of personal injury.
Learn More About Our Law Firm and About Birth Injury Lawsuits
We are always available to provide a confidential and complimentary consultation to parents with questions about their legal options following the birth of a child with Erb's palsy or cerebral palsy.
To schedule an appointment with one of our lawyers, call 212-553-9300 or 212-553-9300, or send us an e-mail.
Via the Information Centers on our Web site, you will find additional general information about medical malpractice lawsuits.
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