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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 25 Years Of Fighting Cases In The Courts

Construction Accidents $9.9 Million Settlement for worker injured during building construction
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.
Construction Accidents $5 Million Dollars won by demolition worker that was knocked off ladder by HVAC duct, fracturing arm, requiring back surgery, amongst other injuries.

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 $300 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

What is the Average Settlement for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?
Since medical malpractice covers such a wide variety of injuries and scenarios, there is no average settlement amount for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Furthermore, many individual factors can affect a settlement’s amount, such as the injury’s permanence and impact on your job and whether your case settles out of court. When thinking about your malpractice case, remember that it is a  personal injury with losses. Malpractice is then subcategorized into different types, each with its own area.  To learn more, please read our full article here.
Can I Sue For A Work-Related Injury?
You can sue for a work-related injury under certain conditions. Typically, employers in New York have immunity from personal injury lawsuits, but there are exceptions. There may be other liable parties (other than your employer) who do not have this immunity. You can read our full blog post here to find out more.
Do I Need A Personal Injury Lawyer?
You do not need a personal injury lawyer, but one can benefit you in many ways following an accident resulting in serious physical harm. Severe injuries can lead to expensive medical care, extended absences from work, pain and suffering, and other damages. Read our full article to find out more about when it's right to hire a personal injury lawyer. 
What is a deposition?
A deposition or EBT (examination before trial) is an opportunity for the defendants’ lawyers to ask you questions under oath about how your accident occurred. Depositions are normally conducted in an attorney’s office or the office of the court reporter who is transcribing your testimony. All parties are usually deposed.
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.
How do I find a lawyer for a car accident?
Finding a lawyer to represent you in your car accident case requires research—there simply is no way around it. Begin your homework by searching online for car accident lawyers in your area (New York City, Bronx, or Queens, for example). As you review their websites, check for the following characteristics: 
  • Experience in personal injury law—and with car accidents, specifically
  • Results—financial value of settlements and awards
  • Positive testimonials that speak to you
You can read more about how to find a lawyer for a car accident here.
What questions should I ask a personal injury lawyer?
When searching for a personal injury lawyer, you should ask questions about their experience, services and results.  You only have one chance to recover and finding the right lawyer can make a big difference in the final outcome of your case, the level of services that you receive, and the amount of compensation that you are awarded.   Want more information? Read our full article here.
How Do I Make an Accident Report from a Construction Accident?
If you suffered injuries in a construction accident, you must report the accident to your foreman or employer, but there are other steps you also must take if you hope to receive compensation for your injury. First things first! If you have been hurt, seek medical care and attention immediately. If you need an ambulance, ask for one to be called. Your construction foreman may or may not be aware of your accident. Do not assume they received word of the incident. Even if you verbally told your co-worker about it, this notification will not always help you if your employer does not have actual knowledge of your construction accident. Want to learn more about how to make an accident report? Read our full article here.

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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