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Lawsuit: Urgent care doctor responsible for leg amputation


September 5, 2018

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City-area man has filed a lawsuit alleging that a trip to an urgent care clinic for a foot wound led to gangrene and a leg amputation.

Trenton Twidwell filed the lawsuit last month against Kristin Duncan, the doctor who treated him at the CareNow urgent care clinic in Overland Park. He's suing Duncan for medical negligence and lost chance of making a full medical recovery, the Kansas City Star reported .

Duncan diagnosed Twidwell with a common infection called cellulitis in August 2017 after he sought care for an open wound on the bottom of his left foo...

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