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May 2019 Archives

Could medical malpractice have caused my child’s Erb’s palsy?

About one in 1,000 babies are born with Erb’s palsy. Erb’s palsy, also called brachial plexus palsy, involves an injury to nerves in the upper arms, which disrupts the mobility of the arms. This type of injury typically occurs when there is a problem positioning a baby during childbirth. It is often associated with excessive force used in childbirth and negligence can be a factor.

Oregon crash kills delivery truck driver and passenger

Collisions with other vehicles can cause fatalities in truck accidents, but sometimes it is only the truck occupants who suffer harm as a result. Early on a recent Saturday morning, a 29-year-old delivery truck driver in Salem, Oregon, reportedly crashed his vehicle into a utility pole. Not only did he lose his life as a result of the collision, but his 17-year-old niece, who was riding with him as a passenger, died as well.

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