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A 68-year-old man saw Orthopedic Surgeon A for pain in his right knee, leg, and lower back.
A summary of orthopedic closed claim data from the the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.
A guide to preventing claims and promoting patient safety
A 64-year-old man fell from a ladder and injured his left forearm. An x-ray showed a displaced fracture of radial and ulnar shafts.
A 54-year-old woman came to an orthopedic surgeon reporting chronic bilateral hip pain for 30 years.
Improper performance of left carpal tunnel surgery; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
A 16-year-old girl was brought to the emergency department after sustaining a leg injury while playing soccer. X-rays revealed a right bimalleolar ankle fracture dislocation.
A 35-year-old man came an orthopedic surgeon reporting pain in his right buttock, thigh, and leg for nine months.
Alleged wrong-site surgery; HIPAA and patient privacy
A 28-year-old man was involved in a motorcycle collision, sustaining multiple injuries.
A 28-year-old woman came to an orthopedic clinic with right hip pain lasting for two weeks.
Failure to follow up with STAT lab order; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
A 56-year-old man was referred to an orthopedic surgeon due to sensory changes in his upper arms.