Case Conclusion Date:May 10, 2000
Practice Area:Medical Malpractice
Description:Mr. Chenevert sustained a tibia/fibula fracture that required an open reduction internal fixation surgery. A skin flap was also required. Mr. Chenevert developed an infection at the site which was not timely diagnosed or treated and which resulted in the development of osteomyelitis. It required a below the knee amputation.