Some of these symptoms include:
- No arm movement: your child is not moving the upper or lower arm or hand
- Bent arm: your child’s arm is bent at the elbow and held against the body
- No startle reflex: your child has an absent Moro reflex on the side that is affected. This reflex is a response to a sudden loss of support when the infant feels like it is falling
- Decreased Grip: your child has a decreased grip on the affected side
If you think your child has Erb’s Palsy as a result of the negligence of a medical professional, contact Sokolove Law for a free legal consultation and to find out if a medical malpractice lawyer may be able to help you. For legal help, call (800) 581-6358.