ANKLE INJURY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Olympic Athlete Is Unable To Compete Following Incomplete Ankle Surgery ANKLE INJURY Expert Case

…  to her right foot in the course of a game. An MRI of the ankle revealed a fracture of the lower fibula with a malleolar avulsion …  an open reduction and internal fixation of the right ankle but did not address the talus irregularity during the surgery or …  surgeon for a second opinion. An x-ray of the right ankle revealed that the talus deformity had worsened due to the ankle cartilage …

Orthopedic Surgeon Fails To Remove Bone Fragment During Ankle Surgery ANKLE INJURY Expert Case

…  an elderly male patient who required surgery to repair an ankle fracture he sustained while skiing. The patient had seen an orthopedic …  the patient began to feel pain and discomfort in his ankle. He consulted the surgeon, who claimed that the pain was a typical side …

Podiatrist Fails To Diagnose Postoperative Bone Infection ANKLE INJURY Expert Case

Podiatrist Fails To Diagnose Postoperative Bone Infection

…  athlete who developed a bony projection on his ankle. The treating podiatrist attempted to remove the projection through …  podiatrist created tarsal tunnel syndrome in the patient’s ankle. In the weeks following the surgery, the individual experienced extreme …

Physical Therapist Discharges Vulnerable Patient Too Early ANKLE INJURY Expert Case

Physical Therapist Discharges Vulnerable Patient Too Early

…  The patient had suffered a serious fracture on his right ankle while exercising, which required fairly extensive orthopedic surgery to …  daily rehabilitation exercises designed to strengthen his ankle in anticipation of his eventual release. The patient was discharged by …

Customer is Injured by Push Cart ANKLE INJURY Expert Case

Customer is Injured by Push Cart

…  As she was walking in one of the aisles in the store, her ankle came in contact with the edge of the flatbed cart which had been placed …  stride. As a direct result, she suffered injuries to her ankle, wrists, and head. It is alleged that the retail store should have taken …

Ankle Injury Results in Fatal Infection ANKLE INJURY Expert Case

Ankle Injury Results in Fatal Infection

…  to hospital shortly after a fall that resulted in an injury to her ankle. Following evaluation, it was determined that she had suffered a small …

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury ANKLE INJURY Expert Case

Extension Ladder Design Leads to Injury

…  on a rented aluminum extension ladder, which caused an injury. In June 2013, the plaintiff, a thirty-six-year-old professional painter …  The painter crashed to the deck, breaking his leg and ankle in the fall. He was out of work for eight weeks, lost considerable income …