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Erb’s Palsy

Reliable Oklahoma Erb’s Palsy Lawyer Here For You

An experienced Tulsa personal injury attorney to represent your family

When your child suffers a birth injury, it is understandable that you will experience a wide range of emotions such as shock, sadness and anger. However, due to the statute of limitations, it is important that you take action as quickly as possible if you hope to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. At Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford, we dedicate ourselves to assist you during this difficult time and obtain for you the full and fair compensation you need to cover current and future expenses.

Our birth injury lawyers understand what’s at stake for you and your family. Just as with any of our other practice areas, we keep our clients’ best interests in mind to get them the best possible outcome for their cases.

The basics of Erb’s palsy

Erb’s palsy is a birth injury that results in paralysis of the infant’s arm. This happens when an injury to the arm’s main group of nerves cuts off the signals from the spinal cord to the shoulder, arm and hand. While this condition can occur as a result of a hard fall or injury at any age, it most commonly occurs during childbirth, when the shoulder does not pass through the birth canal soon enough after the head.

The condition presents many challenges, some of which are similar to those of cerebral palsy, while others are unique to this condition, including:

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

Without the proper treatment, these challenges can impact your child’s quality of life. With unwavering commitment, Stipe Harper works to ensure that your child gets the treatment he or she needs.

Our team fights tirelessly for you

In many cases, the Erb’s palsy that occurs during childbirth is a result of medical malpractice, which means that your doctors must be held accountable. Our lawyers conduct in-depth investigations and consult with subject matter experts to find evidence of malpractice. Our goal is to obtain full and fair compensation for:

  • Short- and long-term medical care. Afflicted with Erb’s palsy, your child requires a lifetime of medical care, and our personal injury lawyers fight to get it for you.
  • Emotional damages. The injury to your child has a lot of emotional consequences, both for the child and the entire family. Our attorneys work hard to recover the damages that you are entitled to.

Our Oklahoma personal injury lawyers are compassionate and driven when it comes to birth injury cases, including cerebral palsy and brachial plexus palsy, and we use our wealth of experience in our fight to get you the compensation you need..

Contact the Oklahoma personal injury lawyers you can trust today

If your child suffers from Erb’s palsy as a result of medical malpractice, contact the offices of Stipe, Harper, Laizure, Uselton, Belote, Maxcey & Thetford today to schedule a free consultation before the statute of limitations expires. You can contact us online to schedule your appointment. Our Tulsa, Norman, McAlester and Oklahoma City personal injury lawyers are dedicated to helping your family move forward. You pay no attorney’s fees unless we recover for you.