A jury recently decided that the two Brooklyn doctors that performed surgery on the Staten Island man to correct his ailment only made it worse and awarded the Staten Island man $3.9 million. The victim suffered from arcuate ligament syndrome and underwent surgery in 2002 to alleviate his discomfort. The surgery made his pains worse. Later surgeons were unable to get to his artery and fix his pain because the scar tissue from the botched surgery was so dense. The victim had to undergo 4 more surgeries after the medical malpractice and is currently unable to work because of his ailments.
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