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Hopkins patient sues for negligence after clotting leads to amputation (access required)

Lawsuit alleges cancer survivor-turned-plaintiff underwent leg surgery at hospital to improve ability to walk

A cancer survivor whose right leg was amputated below the knee after she had surgery intended to improve her ability to walk has filed a negligence lawsuit against the Johns Hopkins Hospital. While the surgery aimed at removing scar damage from Azari Almutairi’s right leg initially seemed successful, doctors failed to perform tests that would have ...