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Mom had history of birth with dystocia, baby has Erb’s palsy – $1.2 Million Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff mother was admitted to the hospital in the care of her obstetric group following an office visit at 39 weeks with signs of labor. She suffered from obesity. The obstetrical group was aware of a history of prior shoulder dystocia seven years earlier. Plaintiff claims the risk of another shoulder dystocia and the ...