Failure to Diagnose and Treat Cauda Equina Syndrome

Lovenstein and Frye v. David Adler, M.D., Multnomah County Case No. 16CV23478
Plaintiff Lovenstein went to the hospital on December 1, 2015, with severe, radiating back pain. He was able to urinate and was neurologically intact. He was evaluated and discharged on December 2, 2015. He returned to the emergency room on December 3, 2015, unable to feel or use his left leg. Defendant, Dr. Adler, was the on-call neurosurgeon. He did not come to the hospital to evaluate Lovenstein but scheduled surgery for the next day. By the time surgery began the next day Lovenstein was retaining . . .

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