CHICAGO – A patient has filed a suit against a podiatrist and other medical entities over allegations they failed to properly treat his condition.
Charles Rose filed a complaint on Dec. 27 in Cook County Circuit Court against physician Dean Stern; Midwest Podiatry Services LTD, and others, alleging negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff was under the care of the defendants from December 2016 to March 2017 for complaints of a laceration or abrasion to his toe.
The suit states on March 2, 2017, the plaintiff went to an emergency room and was diagnosed with osteomyelitis and needed an amputation. The suit states he needed another toe amputation in July 2017.
The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to properly treat his medical condition, failed to refer him to an infectious disease physician and vascular physician, and failed to instruct him on proper wound care.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against defendants of more than $30,000, costs of suit and other relief. He is represented by Nicholas V. Loizzi of Loizzi Law Offices LLC in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court case number 18-L-13917