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McDuffie wins $11.5 mill suit vs former team Dr.

Former Dolphins wide receiver O.J. McDuffie on Wednesday won an $11.5 judgment from a malpractice lawsuit against former Dolphins team doctor John Uribe.

A Miami-Dade Circuit jury returned the verdict after a two-and-one-half-week trial.

McDuffie accused Uribe of malpractice in the treatment of a left big toe injury he suffered in 1999. McDuffie's lawyers said an MRI showed severe ligament damage, but Dr. Uribe told McDuffie he would recover without ever informing McDuffie of the ruptured ligament.  His injury worsened as he continued to play with it. He has had two surgeries on the toe since 1999, and was released by the Dolphins on Feb. 28, 2002, after nine years. McDuffie officially retired in August of 2002.

McDuffie is said to have reached a settlement with other doctors involved in the case.

Both McDuffie and Uribe were unavailable for comment. A source said an appeal by Uribe is likely.

McDuffie played 116 games for the Dolphins from 1993 to 2000. He had 415 receptions for 5,074 yards and 29 touchdowns and also returned two punts for TDs. McDuffie, 40, was Miami's first round pick in the 1993 draft. He led the NFL with 90 catches in 1998.

Uribe was the team's chief orthopedic specialist throughout the Jimmy Johnson coaching tenure and until the final year of the Dave Wannstedt years. He is also the former team doctor for the University of Miami football team and has successfully treated patients such as Frank Gore, Willis McGahee, Javon Kearse and Shawne Merriman.

Uribe remains the team doctor for the Florida Panthers.

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big toe = 11 mil/////////SOUND ABOUT RIGHT .

11 million for a toe injury?????? Damn.......

Anybody out there????

Merriman IS A SHELL OF WHAT HE ONCE WAS.

I'd have to say that Uribe didn't do too good of a job on HIM,...DID HE ?
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Turf toe can be painful. And profitable apparently. Love HOT ASHLEY.

Come on Moderator.

That's a famous nursery rhyme!

he's a luck man , i wish i could get to know him .

THAT'S RIGHT CUBAN

McDuffie might be the
best Player that Yimsieee Yonson ever drafted.
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Moderator,

You SUCK!

That was cute, NOT offensive!

Ohhhh Look A Stalker.LOVE You> HOT ASHLEY.

I'd love to hear your take on this Mando. Do you feel justice was served? I can remember when that toe injury happened, and I know it was a source of great anguish for O.J. and his fans that he couldn't be out there to compete.

I doubt there's any 'Moderator'...

If you can't post,
it's because

T y p e P a d

is a piece of Garbage.
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Well that is a golden toe!!

I love to see his lawyer , he's getting 3 mill at least .

Yazzi,

There is a moderator and he sucks. I think he's a liberal apologist.

He won't let me post my comment about OJ's toe.

I think he's got something against Brazillian Nuts!

Dear Mr. Salguero

This little piggy went to market,
This little piggy stayed at home,
This little piggy had roast beef,
This little piggy had none.

And O.J. McDuffie's little piggy went...
"Wee wee wee" all the way to the bank...

"This little piggy" is used to accompany the Dolphins fans being tickled by me, narrator of the poem!

Soiled :)

That's Capitalism, Negligence, and Trial Lawyers!
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Guys, Turf toe is quite painful, and can never really be repaired, especially after surgery, !st you have all these guys showering together(Leads to staph infection) 2nd, being a athlete OJ was constantly using his big toe to push off when running route or anything else he was asked to do, 3rd think about stubbing your toe in the middle of the nite, This was the pain that OJ endured every step he took. I know these things being that I work in a hospital and I've seen it personally. But 11 million?seems a little excessive being that a pro athlete, you gotta expect injuries. Love HOT ASHLEY.

What Iam saying is Turf toe couldn't be fixed with surgery in 1998 and still cant be fixed now, The only thing that fixes it is non use of the particular toe(The big toe in this case)only time will heal it.HOT ASHLEY

Its sad to think how many more productive years McDuffie could have played if he was treated properly for his injury. He was always a hardworking, productive WR, until his toe injury.

That was funny Soiled bottom.HOT ASHLEY

i love it when the insurance pay the pill , i wish every one sue gets money .

Odinseye,

I answered your question in the previous blog, didn't realize a new blog was up. Sorry

wusabes, BELIEVE ME HE HAPPY W/11 MILL PLUS WHAT HE GOT FROM OTHER DOCTORS .

Guys gotta take a certain cuban out to dinner, you all have a great and safe night.HOT ASHLEY

Dear Mr. Menace

Hot Ashley ?

I smell an Adams apple or maybe an FBI agent.
Where are you Chris Hanson


Not this time

Soiled :)


Merriman IS A SHELL OF WHAT HE ONCE WAS.

I'd have to say that Uribe didn't do too good of a job on HIM,...DID HE ?
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Posted by: Yazzi | May 05, 2010 at 08:42 PM

Id say his drop off is due more to the fact that he got found out for using Roids, so he stopped, and now he just aint that good w/o them. Doc apparently did pretty good for Gore and McGahee...

odinseye:

Can you Name Names??

Cause...
during the past six weeks I've watched one third of my posts get rejected (...this after not a single one during the prior 6 months -- or for as long as I've been in this 'BLOG'.) The thing is I'm NEVER hateful to ANYONE on this Blog no matter what name I'm posting under.

So something is going on 'technically' with these people...
(Their probably getting inundated with BOTS and they're trying to create some sort of auto-shield.)
The problem is that its blocking the actual 'Humans' who are trying to post.

If it stays this way... then people will just stop posting -- because its really annoying to write an entire paragraph and watch it go into thin air.

There's no conspiracy against you.
Trust me, We're all experiencing the same thing.

Good Luck.
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JC:

Oh yeah...
I FORGOT
that true!

Then again...
Think of what they (Roids) might do for Pat White!!

Dear Mr. Yazzi

I usualy copy before posting most times just incase there's a problem

Soiled :)

Me Tooo!

O.J. McDuffies big toe is worth more than me and I'm sure most people on this blog! I wish I had a big toe like that instead of these two lazy pieces of shyt on my feet!

Kidding aside, OJ Mcduffie was a good Dolphins WR, and if his career wasn't cut short in 99, he could have helped us through some tuff times in the 2000's

And when they DO go through,...
I often have to type Alpha-Numeric FBI Codes into silly proof boxes!


Cheers!
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Odin,

There is no moderator, I feed him to alligators in big cypress national park

When you are a receiver, your toe is a huge part of your footwork and someone with the issues that he had could not function. Too bad as he was one of the best receivers we have ever had, and his numbers would have really been huge if it were not for this injury.

Great Carlito,

We will now all wait patiently... for a Leg to wash up on shore several weeks from now!
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Eleven Million for a Big Toe?

Imagine what John Bobbit would get?

Go Phins!

good point :)

Is that so Carlito?That's your first strike two more and you'll be banned for a 2 week period.

Dear Moderator,

Suck it!

Sincerely,

Carlito

Wow!

Moderator,

You never answer my question when we were talking football the other night?

Is your mom prostitute?

Thats 2, I'm still here you fraud.... eat shyt (and one for good luck)

CARLITO,

I NEVER SEEN YOU HATING SOME ONE LIKE THE MODERATOR ,HOW COME ?

Carlito,

Don't do it man, for Gods sakes!

Look what happened to me!

Of course I have more IP addresses than whoar houses in Texas has prostitutes!

YeHAAAW!!!!

OJ was the man. I wish he was still on the radio.

I read this blog all the time but rarely post. Tonight I was moved - Carlito from Golfito --> you are FUNNY. That is some funny shyt. "oily leg" and your question to the moderator!!!

Aloco,

As it was point out the other night, I have problem with authority figure... even if it is fake azzz authority figure... banned my azzzzzzz

I just got banned on ESPN for telling some Jets fans what I REALLY think about them.

There's always IRC....
Its MUCH more powerful (...and you can use avatars and pictures.)
But half of you Goofballs would have to learn H2 use it.

Geronimo,

Speaking of Ho houses in Texas, what is latest news with Dez Bryants mom? Did she raise her price now?

FU...K THE MODERATOR , HE TURNED CARLITO FROM GOLFITO TO A BEAST .

I got banned from thejetblog yesterday for the same thing.

Of course I was posting as Aloco.

Ha Ha True story!

Jake,

Thank you buddy... GO DOLPHINS!!!!!

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