Gorovitz & Borten, P.C.
Attorneys at Law

550 Cochituate Road, Suite 25
Framingham, Massachusetts
01701
Tel: (781) 890-9095
Shoulder Droop
Lymph Node Biopsy
The 47-year-old plaintiff underwent surgery for removal of a lymph
node on the right side of her neck.

Following surgery, the plaintiff encountered severe difficulty with her
right upper shoulder, which was later diagnosed as spinal
accessory nerve palsy attributable to a scapular winging.

The plaintiff developed a right shoulder droop two inches lower than
her left shoulder.

The plaintiff was prepared to present expert testimony that the
defendant surgeon injured Cranial Nerve XI, the accessory spinal
nerve, resulting in spinal accessory nerve palsy. Furthermore, the
plaintiff's expert was prepared to say that the resulting injury was
fully foreseeable and preventable.

With constructive assistance from the claims manager for the
professional liability carrier, the case settled for $225,000 just prior
to the start of trial.

Contact Information
If you, your child or a member of your family have been injured as a
result of a substandard surgical operation, deficient medical
treatment or failure to be properly treated, please let
Dr. Borten and
our Boston area medical malpractice attorneys at Gorovitz & Borten
evaluate your case.
For a free confidential consultation and receive a response within 24
hours (when possible), please contact us by phone, fax or e-mail
with your question or concern.

Telephone:  781-890-9095     -     Fax:   781-890-9098
                                                                      
Directions
Electronic mail:
Questions or Inquiries to:
inquiry@gbmedlaw.com

Website disclaimer: The materials on this website have been prepared
by Gorovitz & Borten, P.C. for informational purposes only and are not intended,
and should not be construed as legal advice. This information is not intended
to create and receipt of it does not constitute a lawyer-client relationship.
Similarly, any submission or receipt of information using electronic "Contact
Us" form does not create a lawyer-client relationship. Internet and online
readers should not act upon any of the information contained on this website
without seeking professional counsel. (
See Terms and Conditions).