Three recent medical tragedies have made the news, two involving young girls an one middle aged woman:
These procedures, as well as appendectomies, gall bladder removal and cesarean sections, are among the most common and are considered routine surgeries. However, that does not mean they are 100% safe or that things can’t go wrong.
Complications are very rare but do happen. In general, the most common post-surgery complications are bleeding, infection and damage to nearby tissue, according to Dr. Albert Wu, Director of the Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Sometimes complications happen because of the patient’s body—maybe they are overweight which can cause extra stress on the body or perhaps have preexisting condition such as a heart defects or other factors that increase the risk of complications. But sometimes the fault is completely with the doctor.
Where you or a loved one involved in a medical procedure that did not go as planned? If you were injured, or if someone in your family was injured or died as a result of a medical procedure, we can help answer all the questions you may have during this difficult time and let you know your legal options. We provide free discussions with no obligation or fee. You don’t pay until we get you a settlement or verdict so there is never any money to lay out or financial loss on your part.
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