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After a two-week jury trial, BMA Lawyers Aaron Moore and Jeff Quinn obtained a $2,596,589 verdict in Fairfax County, Virginia.

The case involved a 33-year-old woman diagnosed with an enlarged lymph node and Lyme’s disease.  In fact, both diagnoses were incorrect.  A general surgeon in 2011 found that the patient did not have an enlarged lymph node In March 2011 and a subsequent CT scan confirmed that finding. Fairfax-Circuit-Court-300x156

The patient was referred to an ENT surgeon who, nevertheless, recommended a lymph node biopsy in August 2011.  While performing the procedure, the surgeon cut across her spinal accessory nerve, an important nerve that supplies the neck and shoulder muscles.