Foot drop refers to an inability to point or flex the foot and often appears as a postoperative complication. But the majority of the time, it isn’t due to any surgical error or deviation from the standard of care.
This is what makes foot drop a tricky malpractice topic. How do you know when there is a case?
In this white paper, Dr. Jason Strachan discusses the red flags attorneys should look out for when reviewing a prospective foot drop matter and how to know when there’s merit for a medical malpractice suit.