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Compensation hope for paralysed teenager

Rebecca Ling was paralysed from the neck down after the operation Photo: ITV Meridian

A teenage girl left paralysed from the neck down after a routine operation went disastrously wrong is set to win compensation worth millions of pounds.

Rebecca Ling, from Wickford, near Basildon, can't breathe without a ventilator and needs round-the-clock care after surgery to correct curvature of her spine. John Ryall has more.