Orthopedic Malpractice Results In Leg Length Discrepancy


Verdict Amount: $835,000.00
Verdict Date: 1/2001
Attorney: Howard D. Mishkind

Description of Case: Plaintiff fell sustaining a comminuted fracture of her tibia and fibula. She was treated by Defendant with an open reduction and internal fixation. Subsequent to her surgery, she displaced the tibia, requiring a second surgery. Following her second surgery, she developed an infection. Plaintiff required four additional surgeries and has a resulting one-inch leg length discrepancy and chronic back pain.

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