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    We have been prosecuting Erb's Palsy and Birth Trauma cases for over 40 years, with a proven track record of great results.

      The Law Offices of Mark R. Bower is the only firm in New York to ever win summary judgment for the patient in an Erb's Palsy case, meaning liability was established just on the legal papers, without the need of a trial, resulting in a  prompt settlement. ("Roser v.  Benedictine").

    Together with co-counsel, we also won a national landmark precedent that precluded the defense from using the usual "natural forces of labor defense" that attempts to blame Mother Nature, or the mother's anatomy or contractions, for the Erb's Palsy. ("Muhummad vs. Fitzpatrick"). This terrific precedent was affirmed on appeal, and quickly followed by courts in two more of our Erb's Palsy cases in NY, driving favorable settlements, and has generated great interest nation-wide in the malpractice bar.

     Mark R. Bower has attained national prominence, lecturing on "precluding the natural forces of labor defense" for the American Association of Justice and the Academy of Trial Lawyers of the State of New York.

     We welcome your inquiry about your possible case on a free, no-obligation consultation. You have nothing to lose by reaching out to us. All cases are handled on a contingency fee basis, meaning no fee unless we get a recovery for you. The fee will be a percentage of the recovery, which is set by state rules.

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