Foot Drop After Hip Surgery Case
Sallee v. Toal et al., Multnomah County Case No. 14CV06535
Plaintiff Sallee suffered from severe and chronic hip pain. He saw Defendant Toal who is a surgeon working for Defendant Kaiser. Toal performed a total hip replacement surgery on Sallee. After the surgery, Sallee experienced “foot drop” symptoms including pain, numbness and a decreased ability to use his foot and toes. Another Kaiser doctor determined that Sallee suffered a sciatic nerve injury likely caused by blunt injury during surgery. Sallee alleged that Defendants did not even make a referral to a neurologist for eight months. He alleged that . . .
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