Compensation payout for mum left unable to open her jaw wider than

first_img Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Stock image of surgeons  I was in pain around my jaw and throat but I thought that must be normalAmanda Walker Ms Walker, who has an 11-year-old son named Louis, at first did not realise the severity of the situation.She said: “I was in pain around my jaw and throat but I thought that must be normal. In the immediate aftermath of the operation I was taking ibuprofen so that masked some of the pain.”Days later I knew that it wasn’t right. I was still in a lot of pain. But at that point I didn’t even connect the pain in my jaw with the operation. It was only when I went to see my dentist and I was told the amount of damage that I started to put two and two together.”I was in total shock to think this could have happened.” She had to live on a diet of bananas and soup The last thing she expected following the procedure was to be enduring years of agonising pain in her jawRoss McWilliams, medical negligence lawyer Ms Walker has had to go through numerous operationsCredit:Christopher Furlong /Gettylast_img

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