Sunday, May 3, 2015
Filing New York Medical Malpractice Suits for Operations Gone Wrong
A surgical procedure poses enough risks on a patient’s life; what more if the operation was done incorrectly? In an analysis made last year in the journal Patient Safety in Surgery, it was shown that 46 to 65 percent of adverse incidents in hospitals are surgery-related. Whether the physician failed to practice sufficient care, or performed the wrong surgery, these cases can be grounds for a New York medical malpractice claim, particularly if the operation made the patient’s condition worse or led to new health and medical problems.