Torts Keyed to Prosser
Ybarra v. Spangard
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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The Plaintiff, Ybarra (Plaintiff), a patient of the Defendants, various doctors (Defendants), underwent an appendectomy and woke from the anesthesia with arm and shoulder pain. The pain worsened over the next several days and spread down his arm. The condition worsened until the Plaintiff suffered paralysis and atrophy in the muscles around his shoulder.
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