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Negligence by orthopedist alleged in fracture of wrist – Defense Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a 28-year-old respiratory therapist, was responding to a call in the emergency department when she slipped and fell causing a Colles’ fracture of her wrist. The defendant orthopedic surgeon evaluated her in the emergency room, set the fracture, applied a partial cast and then followed her as an outpatient before referring her to ...