In 2005, a woman went into surgery to relieve pain in her right arm. During the cervical discectomy procedure, the surgeon negligently hit the victim’s spinal cord with a bone plug, causing her to lose all feeling and movement from her chest down. This surgical error left her permanently disabled and altered her life forever. Recently, medical malpractice attorneys brought her suit to court and a jury awarded her over $10 million for pain and suffering, compensatory and noneconomic damages.
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