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NY Court Orders Elmira Doctor to Face the Music

NY Court Orders Elmira Doctor to Face the Music

| Medical Malpractice
A New York doctor in charge of a midwife clinic in upstate New York must face charges that he withheld a hormone treatment, causing a baby to be born prematurely and suffer from a brain injury, according to a New York Court of Appeals. According to court documents, the doctor’s failure to administer a key…Read the article
What is Erb’s Palsy and How Is It Caused?

What is Erb’s Palsy and How Is It Caused?

| Personal Injury
Newborns are incredibly vulnerable individuals. Many newborn babies don’t weigh much more than a two-liter bottle of soda. Excessive force on a baby’s arm or head usually causes Erb’s palsy, which affects the brachial plexus nerve bundle under the arms. Usually, this excessive force occurs during difficult deliveries, as outlined below. Like many other palsies…Read the article