Medical Malpractice

Legal Pearls: Florida Physician and Urgent Care Found Liable for Misdiagnosis Resulting in Patient Losing Leg


    Ann W. Latner, JD

    A Florida physician and the facility at which he worked have been ordered to pay approximately $7.6 million after a bacterial infection was misdiagnosed as a sprained ankle, resulting in the patient receiving an above-knee amputation of his right lower extremity.


    Was the physician at fault?

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