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Fort Lauderdale shoulder dystocia law firm

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If a birth injury has lead to Erb's palsy, an experienced Fort Lauderdale shoulder dystocia attorney knows that the attending physician may have been responsible for contributing to the injury. Shoulder dystocia is a complication that occurs during birth. Depending on how it is handled, it can cause severely damaging injuries to the infant. If this has happened to your child, contact Fenster & Cohen, P.A. to see if we can be of assistance.

Shoulder dystocia is a birth complication in which the shoulder of the birthing infant becomes lodged against the mother's pubic bone. This can cause the infant severe nerve damage, which may require surgery and can takes years to heal. However, Erb's palsy can often be predicted and avoided, so if this has happened to your child, you may want to contact a Fort Lauderdale shoulder dystocia attorney.

As an experienced birth injury firm, Fenster & Cohen, P.A. knows that doctors and OBGYNs cannot be expected to compensate for every unpredictable behavior of the human body. However, it is not unreasonable to expect medical professionals to adhere to practices, procedures, and research that is well known, which can often prevent conditions such as Erb's palsy. If you suspect that your doctor failed to live up to this expectation, thus causing the injury, contact a Fort Lauderdale shoulder dystocia attorney.

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