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Northeast High football player blames doctors after losing leg in on-field injury

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A high school football player claims negligent hospital staff is the reason doctors were forced to amputate his leg after an on-field injury in 2014. The player, 20-year-old Leshawn Williams and his mother, Bonita Copeland, 47, are suing John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and Bayfront Health St. Petersburg, along with seven doctors, a physician assistant, the Children’s Orthopedic and Scoliosis Surgery Associates, and Allegiant MD of Florida. The parties face a combined total of 48 counts. The suit claims Williams…

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