Nerve Damage, CRPS, Biceps Tendon Surgery

Nerve Damage, CRPS, Biceps Tendon Surgery

Verdict: $2,350,000

Date: November, 2010

County: Cook

PLTF Medical: Dr. Irene Goldstein (Vascular Surgeon), Dr. John F. Shea (Neurosurgeon), Dr. James Ingram (Orthopedist), Dr. Thomas Wiedrich (Hand Surgeon), Dr. Scott Glaser (Pain Management) and Dr. John Fernandez, Jr. (Hand Surgeon)

PLTF Experts: Dr. Dean Louis (Hand Surgeon), Dr. Dane Chetkovich (Neurologist)

DEF Experts: Dr. Mark S. Gross (Orthopedist) and Dr. W. Bruce Ketel (Neurologist)

Summary: Plaintiff tore his left distal biceps tendon. Dr. Sheedy recommended surgical reattachment. Dr. Sheedy called in vascular surgeon, R. Irene Goldstein, who discovered Plaintiff’s ulnar artery had been transected causing permanent median sensory nerve damage. The median nerve injury led to development of CRPS or complex regional pain syndrome.

Category: Medical Malpractice, Neurological Injuries

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