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Vocal cord procedure causes chronic cough – $875,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a 56-year-old legal secretary, had been treated by the defendant, an anesthesiologist specializing in pain management, for headaches. After prior successful radio frequency neurolysis the plaintiff underwent a second procedure at five levels in which she experienced hoarseness and right vocal fold paralysis immediately following the procedure. She was referred to an ...