Type of Action – Malpractice
Type of Injuries – Operated on the wrong metatarsal
Court/Case No – Federal Tort Claims Act case against the Hampton VA
Awarded or Settled – Settled
Attorney for Plaintiff – Gregory S. Larsen, Chesapeake
Useful Information – Federal Tort Claims Act case against the Hampton VA because a podiatrist operated on the wrong toe. Here a podiatrist at the VA operated on the wrong metatarsal and the client had to have the surgery performed again, this time of the toe that had fractured. This case settled during mediation.