The quadriceps tendon is located at the top of the patella and is attached to the quadriceps muscle. It is critical for ambulation because it allows the knee to move from a position of extension (straight) to a position of flexion (bent). When it ruptures, the patella loses its anchoring support in the thigh and

Ouch! Bullet in the knee. But in Alexander v. City of New York a cop shot himself!

When Detective Anderson Alexander leaned back in a chair at his Brooklyn, New York precinct house, it didn’t hold his weight and he stumbled out of the defective chair and his gun accidentally discharged. He sued the city for the defective