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Medical Malpractice – Podiatrist Treatment – Toe Amputation – Medical Judgment (access required)

A 74-year-old man who had prior heart bypass surgery and who suffered from diabetic neuropathy, and who had his big toe amputated subsequent to defendant podiatrist having performed surgery to remove a bone spur, has his medical malpractice verdict against the podiatrist reinstated. The question here is not whether defendant podiatrist was negligent in the way ...

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