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Erb’s Palsy

New York Erb’s Palsy Representation

Has your newborn suffered nerve damage or injury to his or her shoulder because of carelessness or negligence by a medical professional during delivery?

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We Aggressively Fight For The Rights Of Our Clients

Has your newborn suffered nerve damage or injury to his or her shoulder because of carelessness or negligence during delivery? Does your child have one arm that’s clearly not developing at the same rate as the other limb? There’s a good chance your child suffers from Erb’s or Duchenne palsy, a condition caused by damage to nerves during delivery…and it’s also likely that the injuries could have been avoided through the exercise of reasonable care.

Recent Case Results

More Than 30 Years Of Fighting Cases In The Courts

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
Construction $7.5 Million $7.5 settlement for helper injured in fall from forklift resulting in multiple surgeries.
Construction Accidents $6.6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from scaffold sustaining serious injuries.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Settlement for electrician that fell one story off of roof during construction of an extension.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Awarded to construction worker that fell from ladder while installing window frame.
Construction Accidents $6 Million Won by construction worker that fell from ladder sustaining serious injuries.
Negligent Supervision $6 Million Awarded to 19 year old mentally disabled man that suffered severe burns as a result of institution’s failure to supervise.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Awarded to construction worker struck by falling object at construction site.
Construction Accidents $5.6 Million Settlement for Scaffold Installer that fell one story during construction of sidewalk bridge.

If your child suffers from Erb’s palsy, the law office of Oresky & Associates, PLLC. can help. We have protected the rights of injured people in New York for more than a quarter of a century, securing over $400 million for victims of personal injury across Long Island and the metropolitan New York City area. For a free initial consultation, contact our office online or call us (718) 993-9999.

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Fighting for the Rights of Children with Erb’s Palsy

Our attorneys understand the medical failures that can cause Erb’s palsy, including

  • Excessive pulling on an infant’s shoulders during a head-first delivery
  • Applying excessive pressure on the child’s raised arms during a breech, or feet-first, delivery
  • Failing to deliver through caesarean section
  • The negligent use of forceps or suction during delivery
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Our Process

Our Team Can Start Working for You from the Moment You Call

When it comes to litigation, there is no time to waste. Once you call our office, we can start building your case in your fight for compensation. In three short steps, your legal journey can begin today.

01. Free Case Evaluation

Call our office, send us an email, or chat with us online to receive a free case evaluation.

02. Get Signed Up

After your free case review, we can set up your client profile and gather any information you already have.

03. Start Your Recovery

We can take over your case from here and update you as it progresses. You can focus on your health while we focus on your case.


Frequently Asked Questions

Common Legal Questions

Should I get a lawyer for a car accident?
You can argue that the best time to hire a car accident lawyer is shortly after your accident happens. By hiring a car accident lawyer from our firm, you:
  • Protect yourself from insurance companies
  • Have a buffer between you and the parties who caused your accident
  • Reduce the risk of your rights being violated
The insurance company may try to get you to accept a low settlement offer. These offers come quickly but generally do not cover your long-term losses. A lawyer from our team will shield you from lowball settlement offers by fighting for the full scope of your damages. You can learn more by reading our full blog post here.
Who do I sue for my injuries in a car accident case?
Claims for car accidents are usually made against the insurance companies for the owners and operators of the vehicles involved in the car accident. Sometimes a driver’s employer, a business entity or other party may need to be added to the claim and future lawsuit. Make sure that all of the proper parties are made part of your case so that you receive the compensation that you are entitled to.
Can I Get Compensated if I Was Partly at Fault for My Car Accident?
The short answer is yes - many times, you can be compensated if you are partly at fault. Again, New York is a no-fault insurance state in which your own insurance pays for your out-of-pocket costs such as limited lost wages and medical bills up to $50,000.  When you make a claim for pain and suffering as well as certain economic loss above no-fault, the percentages of fault will be considered in your recovery. Your injury from your car accident may have a certain value, however, fault will be taken into consideration at the time of trial or settlement.
How Is Fault Determined in a Car Accident?
Fault is determined by the way that the accident happened.  Did a driver go through a light or stop sign?  Was the driver speeding or driving unreasonably under the circumstances?  New York is a comparative fault state, meaning you can still recover some compensation for damages even if you are the mostly at-fault driver. Many times, the crash is a result of both drivers who share percentages of the fault.
How Much Does It Cost To Hire a Car Accident Lawyer?
When you are involved in a car accident, there is a free consultation. If you have a case, you pay no fees until we win your case. The cost calculates as a percentage of the amount you are awarded as compensation through settlement or jury trial, also known as a contingency fee basis.
What Happens if the Other Driver Was Uninsured?
If the other driver was uninsured we can file an uninsured motorist claim under your vehicle’s insurance policy.  Automobile insurance policies written for New York State motorists are required to have uninsured protection.  This insurance will provide financial compensation to you, if the at fault driver does not have insurance. If you must file through your own insurer, you need a skilled law firm to help you recover the maximum money damages available.
What does a personal injury lawyer do?
Personal injury lawyers help victims recover compensation for injuries and damages that someone else’s negligence caused. They do this by helping clients with insurance claims and/or civil lawsuits. Want to learn more? Read our full article here.
Why should I contact a spinal cord injury attorney after a spinal cord accident?
The challenges that a spinal cord victim faces are ongoing and life-changing. A skilled attorney who can fight for your rights, compensation, and continuing medical expenses is invaluable.

Hire An Experienced Erb's Palsy Attorney

We understand that cases involving medical negligence can be complex, so we’ll work closely with expert witnesses, when appropriate, to prepare and present clear and compelling evidence to support your claims. We’ll carefully construct your case, looking at all the potential financial implications of raising a child with Erb’s palsy. Our attorneys will use their considerable skill, knowledge, experience and resources to help you get full and fair compensation for all your losses.

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Contact the Law Office of Oresky & Associates To Get Started

Contact us today or call (718) 993-9999 to get our team working on your case. We are available to take your call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We handle all Erb’s palsy claims on a contingency basis. You won’t pay any attorney fees unless we get compensation through a settlement or verdict.

At the law offices of Oresky & Associates, PLLC., we aggressively represent individuals who have suffered injuries in and around the state of New York, including New York City, the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn (Kings County), Staten Island (Richmond County), Westchester, Long Island, Suffolk County, and Nassau County.

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