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Radial nerve severed during shoulder repair – $670,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff, a 23-year-old woman, sustained a fractured humerus in her right (dominant) arm in an episode of domestic violence. She was eventually seen by the defendant orthopedic surgeon, who planned operative repair with the use of an intramedullary rod. The surgeon had difficulty passing the rod from the shoulder through the site of the ...

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