If you think surgery mistakes are pretty uncommon- think again. Stories of scalpels and sponges being sewed up inside a patient do happen as well as cases of surgery being performed on the wrong person or wrong body part. Some mistakes are so large, they are referred to as “Never Events.” Meaning they never should happen. Unfortunately, these “Never Events” are more common then you think as John Hopkins Univeristy did a study and found that these medical mistakes happen about 10 per week.
If you’ve had a surgery or hospital experience that went bad, then make sure to get the proper help and find a personal injury attorney firm that can help.
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Preventable Mistakes Still Happen in Surgery – Medical Malpractice – Injured