Burton v. U.S.A.

Memorandum Opinion

This is a federal judge’s memorandum opinion in a case concerning failure to warn a patient about his risk for pulmonary embolism from having his calf casted for treatment of a ruptured Achillles tendon. The judge awarded more than $2 million in damages.

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Published In: Civil Remedies Updates, Conflict of Laws Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Professional Malpractice Updates

Reference Info:Decision | Federal, D.C. Circuit, D.C. | United States

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