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Florida - Failure To Properly Treat Diabetic Patient - Failure To Diagnose Diabetic Ulceration And Foot Infection - Osteomyelitis And Partial Amputation Resulted

Confidential settlement for client from a podiatrist who treated the patient for diabetic foot problems. Podiatrist failed to timely perform appropriate tests including x-rays and wound cultures. The podiatrist prescribed antibiotics without any groundwork and delayed in referring the client to an infectious disease specialist. The client ultimately was seen by an infectious disease specialist and a diabetic wound surgeon but it was not in time to save part of the foot which was amputated. This case settled prior to the Florida statutory pre-suit period.

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