The brachial plexus nerves are situated in the shoulder and upper arm. These nerves can be damaged in childbirth in a number of ways, including Shoulder Dystocia.

Erb’s Palsy is a related condition, as is Klumpke’s Paralysis (or Dejerine-Klumke Palsy).

Obstetric Brachial Plexus injuries are known as OBPI within the medical profession.

Many babies recover from brachial plexus injuries with no long lasting problems, but not all children are so lucky.

Of course, in many instances there is nothing more that doctors or midwives could have done. However, in some instances preventable injuries occur, giving rise to the potential for a medical negligence claim.

Our lawyers are on hand to assist you in recovering the compensation you and your child need and deserve.

We work closely with medico-legal experts and prepare detailed costings so that the financial settlement takes account of all likely costs and expenses in the short term as well as the long term, including care and medical treatment.

Call our FREE Birth Injury Helpline on the number below to see if you are entitled to make a Brachial Plexus compensation claim and if so whether we can assist you on a No Win – No Fee basis.

Ring 0800 037 8020 or email oliver.thorne@sleeblackwell.co.uk

Birth Injury Brachial Plexus Claim

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