Archive: Surgical Errors

Surgical Tool Left Inside Patient

As horrifying as it sounds, surgical tools and sponges do sometimes get left inside patients after surgery. Medical malpractice claims involving a surgical tool left inside patient are a serious and often preventable form of medical error and should never…

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Anesthesia Errors

An anesthesiologist is a medical doctor who specializes in administering anesthesia to patients during surgical procedures. The job comes with many responsibilities but an anesthesiologist’s primary responsibility is to ensure the safety and comfort of the patient during and after…

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Surgical Errors

In the U.S. alone, there are around 40 to 50 million major surgeries performed every year. Being put under anesthesia for surgery requires placing a great deal of trust in our surgeon and the other medical staff who will help…

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Surgical Error Lawsuit

A surgical error lawsuit is specifically designed to recover damages for injuries that occurred during or resulting from a surgical procedure. Every year more than 4,000 Americans who undergo surgery are injured from a surgical error. These are shocking mistakes…

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medical malpractice

One of the most shocking forms of medical malpractice is wrong-site surgery where the wrong part of the body, such as the wrong kidney, is operated on. Many call surgical errors like wrong site surgery “never-events” because they are completely…

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surgical error

Every year more than 4,000 people who undergo surgery are injured from a surgical error; preventable mistakes called “never events.” A study released on WebMD, looked at malpractice claim information for surgical “never events” from the National Practitioner Data Bank…

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