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Complications arise from serious ear infection – $2,200,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, age 72, was referred to the defendant, a specialist in neurotology and otology for ear pain and drainage. The defendant correctly diagnosed the condition as necrotizing otitis externa (NOE), a serious infection that invades ear structures, cranial nerves and bone. If left untreated, this condition can be fatal. It arises in elderly diabetics ...

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