Thursday, May 11, 2006

Darn frivolous lawsuit! Maggots in an injured leg aren’t medical malpractice. It’s alternative medicine.

A jury found the nursing home staff at Renova Health Center in Lake Park responsible for a woman's amputated leg. The women had been suffering from gangrene after having foot surgery, but the staff rebandaged the wound rather than cleaning it. After staying there for 18 days, a doctor reexamined her and found hundreds of maggots on her infected foot and leg. Sonja Isger, Palm Beach Post 05/11/2006 Read Article: Palm Beach Post

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