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22 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Positive treatment: the benefits of core stability and strengthening in Erb’s palsy

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Erb’s palsy injuries cause weakness or paralysis of the affected arm, resulting in varying degrees of impairment.  However, there are ways in which this can be treated through therapeutic exercises.

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21 October 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

The effects of Erb’s palsy: part compensation, part inspiration

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Free online legal clinic on Erb's Palsy

In honour of Erb’s Palsy Awareness Week, Lucy Norton from our specialist compensation team talks here about the two aspects of her job as an Erb’s palsy solicitor – part compensation, part inspiration.

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17 September 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Meningitis – living with the injuries caused by the infection

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What is it like to live with the complications of meningitis infection? Specialist solicitor Lucy Norton takes a look at how the infection causes disability and what it’s like to live with.

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26 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What issues can Erb’s Palsy cause in adolescence?

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Erb's Palsy Group UK

Erb’s Palsy is a birth injury with largely physical symptoms, but because the visible injury to the arm may demand focus, it could be hiding subtle injuries which are yet to become apparent. Here we look at the invisible injuries that can follow a diagnosis of Erb’s Palsy

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23 June 2017 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

We need to stop treating maternal injuries as ‘just a part’ of shoulder dystocia

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Erb's Palsy Group UK

Adjusting to life after a birth injury is a difficult process for any family, and any birth injury is a permanent reminder of a potentially traumatic event. But if we are ever going to confront Erb’s Palsy, we need to change the way that we talk about it and some of the complications it can involve.

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1 June 2016 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Why are there still too many cases of pressure sores in our hospitals and care homes?

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As a clinical negligence solicitor I am often asked to investigate and bring claims for people who have developed pressure sores. These have often occurred in hospital but are then treated in the community. They can be disproportionately painful from the small blister or sore they may start with as they get worse or become infected. Unfortunately, there have also been a lot of cases reported in the media recently relating to pressure sores developed by the elderly whilst being looked after in care homes and nursing homes.

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4 November 2015 0 Comments Posted in News

Medical negligence specialist joins our team in Oxford

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Lucy Norton, Withy King

Lucy Norton, a solicitor with over 12 years’ experience in injury litigation, has joined our Medical Negligence team in Oxford. Lucy, who specialises in cases involving birth-related injuries to mothers and babies, fatalities and stillbirths, spinal injuries, cardiac and orthopaedic …

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