Heel fracture not diagnosed after auto accident – Defense Verdict

Plaintiff, a 57-year-old male, was involved in a high-speed, head-on motor vehicle accident on Oct. 4, 2006. He was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries, including intra-abdominal bleeding requiring emergency surgery and a bowel resection. Pre-operatively, numerous radiology studies were ordered by the trauma team, including a “limited view” X-ray of his right.


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