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Brachial Plexus Palsy

Experienced Oklahoma Brachial Plexus Palsy Lawyers Represent Your Family’s Interests

Tulsa personal injury attorneys pursue financial recovery for brachial plexus palsy cases

Being a parent of a child with brachial plexus palsy is difficult enough, but the financial concerns on top of it make it even harder. The Oklahoma City personal injury lawyers at Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford empathize with your struggles, and work hard to ensure that your child gets the medical care he or she needs.

The basics of brachial plexus palsy

The brachial plexus is a system of nerves that sends signals from the spinal cord to the shoulder, arm and hand. Similar to Erb’s palsy, brachial plexus palsy refers to a condition in which these nerves are damaged, resulting in loss of feeling or paralysis in a particular arm. This condition is caused by a difficult childbirth, most commonly when the shoulders do not pass through the birth canal soon enough after the head.

Brachial plexus palsy can result in the following complications that can worsen if your child doesn’t receive the proper medical treatment:

  • Paralysis in the affected arm
  • Stunted growth in the affected arm
  • Impaired nervous development
  • Impaired muscular development
  • Loss of sensory perception
  • Impaired circulatory development

Focusing on birth injury law as one of our areas of practice, our Tulsa personal injury lawyers can help to alleviate these issues by pursuing liable parties and holding them accountable.

Our lawyers get your child the care they need

Since many cases of brachial plexus palsy result from medical malpractice, we diligently research the facts of your case to identify the causes of the injury and to determine whether standard care of duty was performed. Our ultimate goal is to hold medical professionals accountable for injury. We fight to ensure that you get the money necessary for:

  • Medical care. You will most likely be responsible for a lifetime of medical expenses for your child. We persevere to get you this compensation to improve your child’s ability to cope with the condition.
  • Emotional damages. Most parents and children will suffer some form of emotional hardship as a result of the condition. We secure these damages to help compensate for your suffering.

Our experienced Oklahoma City personal injury attorneys are devoted to providing you with the best service possible for a brighter future. We also offer legal services for birth injuries causing Erb’s palsy and cerebral palsy.

Call our experienced McAlester personal injury lawyers today

If you believe medical malpractice caused your child’s brachial plexus palsy, don’t wait for the statute of limitations to run out — contact Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford  to arrange a free consultation to explore your legal options. Use our convenient online contact form to contact us today. You pay no attorney’s fees unless we recover for you.