Ooltewah, TN asked in Medical Malpractice for Tennessee

Q: I had a total ankle replacement due to osteoarthritis.iwas ia sent home with leg elevated above heart 23 hours a day.

Surgical wound did not heal, resulting in a r lower leg and ankle amputation. Dr done no blood flow test before surgery. I was also diabetic.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Tennessee med mal attorney could advise you best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Although this description is very brief, your matter involves a very complex surgery. There wasn't a question here, but if you are wondering about your legal rights, the only way to determine that is to consult with a Tennessee med mal attorney. If she or he believed you had the basis for a claim, they could request records of your medical history and surgery and review them with a medical professional. Practitioners in this area often provide free initial consults. Good luck in your recovery.

Tim Akpinar

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