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Panthers | Former WR Sues Team, Orthopedist

Charles Chandler, of the Charlotte Observer, reports former Carolina Panthers WR Patrick Jeffers filed a lawsuit against the former team orthopedist, the Panthers and the Miller Orthopaedic Clinic on Tuesday, August 12. Jeffers alleges medical malpractice and negligence by Dr. Donald D'Alessandro, claiming he added five procedures to an Aug. 20, 2000, surgery without Jeffers' informed consent. The suit contends the procedures led to the end of Jeffers' NFL career.

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