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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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HOW IS THAT GERONIMO ?

Dez Bryants mom is a convicted Crack Dealer.

Ha Ha True story!
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I just had to try it again.

I thought you might go off duty at 10:00!!!!

Aloco,

Check www,thejetsblog if you don't believe. You've been posting there for quite awhile:)

You taught me well my beady eye'd friend!

Uribe sound like the name of a shortstop from Santo Domingo, not a big toe doctor

Dear Mr. Salguero

"He has had two surgeries on the toe since 1999, and was released by the Dolphins on Feb. 28, 2002, after nine years."

The other Toes never forgave the Big Toe for being such a weak link and shortening there career as a whole.

Over time the Toes drifted apart(Morton's neuroma)Going there own ways.

One more Big Toe joke

Sargeant Hulka :You better hit those bunks my little babies, or Sergeant Hulka with the "big toe" is gonna see how far he can stick it up your ass.


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This isn't the same Doc who said Daunte would be better off than Drew,is it?

Can Toes form a Union??
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$11.5 million. Uncle Sam gets 36% right off the top. Lawyers get another 33%. By the time it's over, McDuffie will get about $3.4 million.

3.4 Mil. ..for a 40 Year old ex-Football player??

I'm sure I'd find some IRA to put THAT IN.
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$11.5 million. Uncle Sam gets 36% right off the top. Lawyers get another 33%. By the time it's over, McDuffie will get about $3.4 million.

Posted by: FLPD | May 05, 2010 at 10:13 PM


I am sure it reminds him of the good old days of having an agent except for this time he never had to set neither foot nor "toe" on the playing field.


Armando,

Can you please explain to us how OJ McDuffie's toe is a giant PR flub and eggs on the face of Miami Dolphins that is ruining the name of this great organization and classless?

This doesn't fit in with recent articles

Everyone's insurance premium just went up 80%.

Dear Mr. Salguero

Are the rumors of Dez Bryants mom and OJ McDuffie's toe leaving a motel together true ?

Soiled :)

Carlito,

Of course it fits. It's just another example of the Classless Miami Dolphins Organization disrespctimg another black athlete.

Ah....well......disrespecting his Toe anyways.

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Aloco,

You're not mad at me are you?

I'm sure if you checked thejetblog you would be very proud of me.

Wow I forgot all about O.J. McDuffie. He was a tough receiver in his day. I remember watching him return a punt for a touchdown in a Monday Night game against the Steelers. The Dolphins still lost that game but it wasn't for lack of McDuffie trying.

As good as Dan Marino was, he got a lot of help from some very good receivers.

OJ McDuffie was Da Man!

I'm glad he got PAID!!!!

ODIN, I HAVE NO CLUE WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT ?


FAKE ALOCO AT 10;37 .....KEEP CLEAN AND YOU CAN FAKE ME AS LONG AS YOU WISH.

Did OJ ever find his wife's killer? Nevermind, wrong OJ.

FAKE ALOCO AT 10:45

Armando,
I'm curious if you have any other comments on this case. It seems I remember there was some press about whether Johnson had influenced team Dr.s to understate injuries to get players back on the field. That McDuffie was one of those players. I'm wondering if the size of the award was because the jury thought Uribe intentionally misled McDuffie and gave punitive damages.

COCOAJOE, OJ WAS THE KILLER,OH..NEVER MIND .

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FAKE ALOCO , WHY YOU WROTE THAT ,IT'S NOT NICE MAN .....GOD BLESS YOU ,IT'S THE INTERNET ...NO BODY KNOWS NO BODY .LOL

FAKE ALoco AT 10:54

Aloco,

Seriously, I would never fake you here at Dolphins in Depth. I don't do those kinds of things.
Recently, when this blog has been down I have posted on thejetblog using the name Aloco.

I thought it a nice touch and an ironic twist.

good night to ALL

ODIN, I DON'T CARE IF YOU FAKE ME, I AM NOT THE KING OF THE WORLD /

O.J. Mcduffie now that is a blast from the past. I still have my 81 jersey

C'mon Man!

Aloco,

You're all ACE's in my book.

Carlito has been banned for 2 weeks

I'll bet you Carlito disagrees.

Moderator you are a liar and a turd burglar ...

1st strike for Odin/Geronimo

Moderator

I think you mean....Simon says, Carlito has been banned for 2 weeks

Soiled :)

Still LMAO!!!

Did the mod get rid of my first post?LMAO!!!!!!

Odin don't be fooled by this panty waste Moderator. He is a fraud and I heard he is Jet fan.

He hate that OJ McDuffie toe is so rich

Mr. Moderator,

Are you familiar with Odin Technologies?

"you might get an error message something like "403 Permission Denied - You do not have permission for this request". This is usually caused by an APACHE module called mod_security that is installed by your server host".

Do NOT tempt the lord thy ODIN!

SOILED.

YOU R THE BEST BLOGGER ON THIS FOURM, NEVER ONSULT ANY ONE,LOVES EVERY ONE AND NEVER EVER DISLIKE ANY ONE .


WHEN THE FIRST TIME YOU MADE LOVE ? AND WHERE >

Yes Mr.Soiled


The fake mod has been


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should have been a class action suit ... fans robbed of McDuffie catching third and long passes and more Dolphin wins ... playoffs etc....

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Now you know why your premiums are through the roof and why obama and the Left wing congress didn't want tort reform in the health care bill. The health care bill was written by liberal trial lawyers who wanted to continue to rape victims and docters out of loads of MONEY !!! We the taxpayers suffer with this disaster of a health care bill because of lawsuits like this . God bless america !

Where did that come from NJ??

NJ,F;;;K YOU ,YOU FAKED ME ALOCO 4 TIMES TONIGHT .


P.S....YOU R NOT PAYING THIS MONEY FROM YOUR POCKET ,THE INSURANCE DOES .I HOPE THEY GO OUT OF BIZ .

LOL @ aloco. Who pays the insurance companies numbnuts ??

NJ are you a docter?

SHUT THE F;;;K UP YOU STUPID GREEK...WE ALL KNOW GREEKS HAVE SMALLER WIENERS THAN THE CHINESE. ...DEAL WITH IT AND SPREAD YOUR ANA L HOLE LIKE YOU ALWAYS DO!!!

Fake Aloco @11:33 not cool...

Aloco , go to bed , it's past your bedtime !

NJ who would rather pay higher taxes the poor hobo on the street or a rich doctor?

WHY? YOU WANT TO BLOW ME AGAIN?

NJ,

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