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Doctor Severs Multiple Nerves and Tendons During Foot Surgery PODIATRY Expert Case

This case involves a male patient who underwent a routine foot surgery, performed by a podiatrist. During the procedure, the podiatrist cut through the plantar nerve. He also completely lacerated a major tendon. These injuries went unrecognized during the  …

Man Dies From Pulmonary Embolism After Leg Surgery PODIATRY Expert Case

Man Dies From Pulmonary Embolism After Leg Surgery

This case takes place in Florida and involves an obese man who fractured his ankle, which was repaired through surgery performed by a podiatrist DPM physician. A few weeks after undergoing the operation, the patient presented to the podiatrist’s office for …

Botched Foot Surgery Causes Chronic Pain PODIATRY Expert Case

Botched Foot Surgery Causes Chronic Pain

This case takes place in Georgia and involves a male patient who presented to the hospital for surgery based upon the recommendation of his podiatrist for the removal of a large bunion on his right foot. He experienced significant problems following this i …

Suspicious Lesion Goes Untested by Family Doctor PODIATRY Expert Case

Suspicious Lesion Goes Untested by Family Doctor

This case takes place in Illinois and involves a female patient who presented to her family doctor with a lesion on her right shoulder. The physician visually inspected the patient’s shoulder, but provided no diagnosis, instructing the patient to “keep an …

Podiatrist Fails to Treat Fatal Infection PODIATRY Expert Case

Podiatrist Fails to Treat Fatal Infection

This case takes place in New York and involves a patient who suffered from a wound on his right foot which was first seen by podiatrist. The patient was HIV positive but had no other medical issues, and the podiatrist began treating the infection with a s …

Corrective Surgery Injures Ligaments in Patient’s Foot PODIATRY Expert Case

This case takes place in Alabama and involves a male patient with a past medical history of bunions, which failed to resolve following conservative treatments. As a result, the patient underwent an aggressive surgical procure to correct the issue, which in …

Misdiagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Foot Drop PODIATRY Expert Case

Misdiagnosis of Compartment Syndrome Leads to Foot Drop

This case takes place in Maine and involves a patient who presented to the Emergency Room with swelling below the knee. The patient was kept in the hospital overnight for screening and monitoring. The patient was discharged the following day. The patient’s …

Poor Footwear Design Results in Slip and Fall Injury PODIATRY Expert Case

Poor Footwear Design Results in Slip and Fall Injury

This case involves the questionable design of a sneaker model – the plaintiff, located in Oregon, in the claim wore a pair of designer sneakers and sustained significant injury subsequent to a slip and fall incident while wearing the shoes in question. The …