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Nerve was damaged during the extraction of woman’s tooth – $750,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, a middle-aged woman, suf­fered a serious inferior alveolar nerve in­jury as a result of the extraction of her as­ymptomatic impacted lower wisdom tooth. The nerve injury resulted in severe unrelenting pain. She promptly sought follow-up care, including dental and emer­gency room visits. Thereafter, the plaintiff underwent mi­cro-neurosurgery to repair the injured nerve, without improvement. The patient suffers ...