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4 February 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Brain injury and shoulder dystocia: a fresh approach from the HSIB?

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Joachim Stanley, a specialist in Erb’s palsy claims, reviews the latest report and guidance from HSIB into shoulder dystocia and brain injury.

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7 January 2021 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Is Erb’s palsy ever just a result of the forces of labour?

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Paul Rumley, who specialises in Erb’s palsy claims, explains whether defences using the maternal propulsive theory are likely to rule out Erb’s palsy being as a result of negligence.

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9 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

How obstetrics and orthopaedics can work together to help children with Erb’s palsy

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Our specialist Erb’s palsy team talks through how medical experts working with the condition can help when making a claim for compensation and after.

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6 March 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

What new and existing treatment could be available for a child with Erb’s palsy?

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For so long, questions have been asked about what the options are for children with Erb’s palsy and if ‘one size fits all’. Each case is different. Each person is different. Each case has different circumstances. This needs to be taken into account before any treatment is considered.

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31 January 2020 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence, Opinion

Total repair of brachial plexus injuries? An exciting new development

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Joachim Stanley takes a look at a new development in treatment of brachial plexus injury which could changes the lives of those living with Erb’s palsy.

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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, News

We’re launching a new product to help medical negligence clients manage expenses related to their claim

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Our specialist Medical Negligence team has today launched MyClaimJournal, an online portal designed to help clients who are in the process of a claim manage relevant documents quickly and easily and keep an ongoing diary of events.

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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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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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10 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What are the benefits of our Erb’s palsy legal clinic?

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Our specialist medical negligence team help you to understand the benefit of our Erb’s palsy online legal clinics.

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3 June 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

What you need to know about Erb’s palsy

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We asked some experts in Erb’s palsy treatment and care about what we should know about the condition. So, if you’re a parent to a child with Erb’s, have a read of the below to have all your most pressing questions answered.

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30 January 2019 0 Comments Posted in Medical Negligence

The EQUALS study into Erb’s palsy – investing in better care at birth could cost us less

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Two charities, the PROMPT Maternity Foundation and Erb’s Palsy Group UK have worked in partnership to produce a video which presents the primary results of the “EQUALS Study”, looking at how investing in evidence-based training gives positive outcomes for both patients and the NHS. Here, Joachim Stanley from our birth injury team takes a look at how well it reflects what we understand about our clients’ experience of Erb’s palsy.

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1 November 2018 0 Comments Posted in Factsheets, Medical Negligence

Erb’s Palsy – How a claim is investigated

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