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Lack of consent alleged in carpal tunnel surgery – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff, a 63-year-old high school teacher, suffered a transected median nerve during endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery performed by defendant orthopedic surgeon in May 2003. Plaintiff alleged that defendant failed to provide informed consent because he failed to advise her that endoscopic carpal tunnel surgery carried a greater risk of injury to the median nerve ...