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Case involving above-knee amputation settled – $1,400,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 62-year-old woman who sustained a right tibial plateau fracture in a fall. She was admitted to the defendant hospital where she underwent a fracture repair by the defendant surgeon. Overnight, on post-operative day two, the patient developed a compartment syndrome with necrosed tissue. Attempts to debride the dead tissue and salvage ...

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