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Medical Negligence Lawsuit as a Result of Negligent Performance in Ankle Surgery

Hartley & O'Brien, PLLC recently filed a medical negligence lawsuit on behalf of a St. Albans, West Virginia woman as a result of negligent performance of ankle surgery by her orthopedic surgeon. The medical negligence case against Dr. David Soulsby from Charleston, West Virginia alleges that he severed her superficial peroneal nerve during the procedure causing chronic regional pain syndrome and chronic damage to the peroneal nerve of her leg. The suit further alleges that Dr. Soulsby never properly aligned the ankle fracture which has caused a step-off deformity; that Dr. Soulsby missed a posterior malleolar fracture which was never treated; and that Dr. Soulsby never appropriately fixed a syndesmotic injury all of which have caused plaintiff permanent and disabling injuries. Jackson v. David L. Soulsby, M.D. Kanawha County, West Virginia Circuit Court, Civil Action No. 16-C-1564.

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