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Opinion  |  11:09:20
The hidden part of the birth trauma journey – the psychological impact
Not all birth trauma has a visible, physical impact upon new mothers. Sometimes, events and their aftermath can lead to significant psychological harm which isn’t visible but is no less damaging, and this is especially true when a birth injury occurs. Here we relate the story of one of our clients, whose daughter developed Erb’s palsy after negligent maternity care.
Opinion  |  09:03:20
How obstetrics and orthopaedics can work together to help children with Erb’s palsy
Our specialist Erb's palsy team talks through how medical experts working with the condition can help when making a claim for compensation and after.
Baby's hand shown being held by a parent
Uncategorised  |  06:03:20
What new and existing treatment could be available for a child with Erb’s palsy?
For so long, questions have been asked about what the options are for children with Erb’s palsy and if ‘one size fits all’. Each case is different. Each person is different. Each case has different circumstances. This needs to be taken into account before any treatment is considered.
Uncategorised  |  31:01:20
Total repair of brachial plexus injuries? An exciting new development
Joachim Stanley takes a look at a new development in treatment of brachial plexus injury which could changes the lives of those living with Erb's palsy.
Uncategorised  |  22:10:19
Positive treatment: the benefits of core stability and strengthening in Erb’s palsy
Erb’s palsy injuries cause weakness or paralysis of the affected arm, resulting in varying degrees of impairment.  However, there are ways in which this can be treated through therapeutic exercises.
Baby's hand shown being held by a parent
Opinion  |  21:10:19
The effects of Erb’s palsy: part compensation, part inspiration
In honour of Erb's Palsy Awareness Week, Lucy Norton from our specialist compensation team talks here about the two aspects of her job as an Erb's palsy solicitor - part compensation, part inspiration.
Baby's hand shown being held by a parent
Uncategorised  |  10:06:19
What are the benefits of our Erb’s palsy legal clinic?
Our specialist medical negligence team help you to understand the benefit of our Erb's palsy online legal clinics.
Uncategorised  |  30:01:19
The EQUALS study into Erb’s palsy – investing in better care at birth could cost us less
Two charities, the PROMPT Maternity Foundation and Erb’s Palsy Group UK have worked in partnership to produce a video which presents the primary results of the “EQUALS Study”, looking at how investing in evidence-based training gives positive outcomes for both patients and the NHS. Here, Joachim Stanley from our birth injury team takes a look at how well it reflects what we understand about our clients’ experience of Erb’s palsy.
Uncategorised  |  01:11:18
Erb’s Palsy – How a claim is investigated
Uncategorised  |  23:10:18
How solicitors and midwifery experts work together during an Erb’s palsy claim
Here, Joachim Stanley takes a look at what you need to know about the process of an Erb's palsy claim and how midwifery experts help prove negligence.
Baby's hand shown being held by a parent
Opinion  |  18:10:18
How brain injury occurs with shoulder dystocia, and the effects
Shoulder dystocia occurs when a baby’s shoulders become stuck during birth. If this occurs, oxygen starvation may happen as the baby’s head is delivered and prior to delivery of the body. If prompt action is not taken, there is a chance of the child suffering a brain injury.  That chance will increase the longer they are stuck.
Erb's Palsy Group UK
Uncategorised  |  26:06:17
What issues can Erb’s Palsy cause in adolescence?
Erb's Palsy is a birth injury with largely physical symptoms, but because the visible injury to the arm may demand focus, it could be hiding subtle injuries which are yet to become apparent. Here we look at the invisible injuries that can follow a diagnosis of Erb’s Palsy
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