The Foot Litigation News page is a service provided by Foot Law. The cases below are actual cases which have been reported. Please be advised that the result of these cases is determined by a number of factors, including the particular circumstances of the case, the jurisdiction, and other unusual contingencies. The result of any pending claim should not be inferred from the reading of these cases. If you have a related medical malpractice cause of action, you are advised to consult an experienced medical malpractice attorney to evaluate the facts and circumstances of your particular case. Because of the differing facts and the differing laws of each jurisdiction, the result of each case will be different.

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For tips on foot malpractice in general, review the paper below. The paper was written by Footlaw attorney Jay Grife, DPM, JD and was presented to the Association of Trial Lawyers at their annual meeting in Boston on July 5, 2004 by Footlaw attorney Charles F. Fenton III DPM JD.

The Soul of Foot Malpractice Claims

For tips on Podiatric Malpractice, review the article below, which appeared in the June 1996 issue of TRIAL Magazine (the journal of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America). This article was written by Foot Law attorney Charles F. Fenton III DPM JD.:

Targeting the Achilles Heel of Podiatric Medical Negligence


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Footlaw.com attorney Charles Fenton was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal for the article below:

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Sample Cases In Which Attorneys Listed On Footlaw.Com Have Participated

Please be advised that the result of these cases is determined by a number of factors, including the particular circumstances of the case, the jurisdiction, and other unusual contingencies. The result of any claim or lawsuit should not be inferred from the reading of these cases. If you have a related medical malpractice cause of action, you are advised to consult an experienced medical malpractice attorney to evaluate the facts and circumstances of your particular case. Because of the differing facts and the differing laws of each jurisdiction, the result of each case will be different. The following are cases in which Jay Grife, D.P.M., J.D., Footlaw.com attorney, has recently been involved in litigating. While other attorneys from the Footlaw.com web site also have such experience, the ethics rules of certain State Bar Associations prohibit the public disclosure of such case interactions.

  1. Illinois Synovial Sarcoma
  2. Washington State Tarsal Tunnel
  3. Arizona Achilles Tendon Rupture
  4. Georgia Amputation
  5. Kansas Synovial Sarcoma
  6. Jacksonville, Florida – Joint Implant
  7. Hernando County, Florida – Cut Tendon
  8. Broward County, Florida – No Consent
  9. North Dakota Hallux Varus (Lobster Claw Deformity)
  10. Florida Below Knee Amputation
  11. Idaho Case – Jury Says Leg Is The Foot
  12. Iowa Amputation
  13. Texas EPF
  14. Washington State Phlebitis
  15. Florida EPF
  16. Idaho Negligent Foot Surgery
  17. Florida RSD
  18. Georgia Informed Consent
  19. Iowa Inappropriate Negligent Surgeries
  20. Florida RSD
  21. Florida Workers Compensation RSD
  22. Florida Negligent Bunion Surgery
  23. Kansas Negligent Surgery And Infection
  24. Georgia Diabetic Osteomyelitis
  25. Florida - Failed Knee Surgery With Nerve Damage
  26. Misdiagnosis Of Malignant Foot Tumor
  27. Vascular Disease And Amputation
  28. Insurance Company’S Failure To Authorize Treatment Resulting In Amputation
  29. Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  30. Bone Infection And Amputation
  31. Failure To Diagnose Fracture
  32. Foot Surgery
  33. Foot Infection
  34. Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis) And Amputation
  35. Negligent Hospital Care
  36. Lack Of Informed Consent For Surgery
  37. Clubfoot Surgery,Amputation, Lack Of Informed Consent
  38. Orthopedist's Failure To Diagnose Fracture
  39. Florida Negligent Hammertoe And Neuroma Surgery - Amputation
  40. Idaho Negligent Bunion Surgery - Military
  41. Florida Negligent Bunion Surgery - Insurance Fraud - Arthrodesis
  42. Florida - Personal Injury And Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy - Permanent Arm And Hand Disability
  43. Missouri - Negligent Bunion And Tailor's Bunion Surgeries - Incorrect Procedures Performed
  44. Florida - Failure To Properly Treat Diabetic Patient - Failure To Diagnose Diabetic Ulceration And Foot Infection - Osteomyelitis And Partial Amputation Resulted

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