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Retired orthopedic surgeon charged with Illinois medical malpractice in a botched knee surgery

An Illinois man recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging surgical error in his knee replacement surgery. He claims that the surgeon failed to take appropriate x-rays to diagnose his conditions, failed to employ proper surgical procedures, failed to obtain proper alignment of the replacement device, and failed to furnish him with appropriate care following the knee surgery. The surgery was unsuccessful and required numerous additional surgeries. This is the fourth medical malpractice lawsuit against the former surgeon since his abrupt retirement.

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