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Nerve severed during wisdom teeth extraction – $625,000 Verdict (access required)

Dr. Burgoyne, an oral surgeon, extracted the four developing wisdom teeth of a 12-year-old girl in August 2014. In the process of doing so, Dr. Burgoyne completely severed the child’s lingual nerve on one side (there are two nerves which provide sensory function, including taste to each side of the inside of the mouth) and ...