Shoulder Dystocia Injuries

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Shoulder dystocia is a very serious obstetrical complication that occurs during delivery. When this happens, the doctor must take immediate action to deliver the baby safely. If not properly assessed, shoulder dystocia can result in fractures, nerve damage, paralysis, and lack of oxygen, often leading to the development of Erb’s palsy.

If your child was injured during delivery due to medical negligence, talk to the legal team at The Simon Law Firm, P.C.

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Identifying the Risk Signs for Shoulder Dystocia

The following are risk signs doctors should identify:

  • Fetal macrosomia (large body compared to head)
  • Diabetes or impaired glucose tolerance
  • Excessive weight gain throughout the pregnancy/obesity

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If your child has endured a birth inury such as Erb’s palsy and you have questions, call The Simon Law Firm, P.C. Our team of legal professionals can help you hold negligent medical providers responsible and recover the financial compensation your child needs to cover costs and damages. Our birth injury attorneys handle claims all over the United States from our St. Louis offices. Wherever you are, you can benefit from our seasoned and knowledgeable representation.

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