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Negligence by obstetrician alleged in Erb’s palsy case – $1,750,000 Verdict (access required)

The labor segment of the birth was within the standard of care; however, during delivery, when the infant’s head had been delivered, the child’s shoulder was stuck under the mother’s pubic bone, a condition known as shoulder dystocia. Although this is an obstetrical emergency, it is familiar to obstetricians who are trained to handle the condition ...

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