Recent publicity on wrong-site surgery has increased public awareness about this type of medical malpractice. It is estimated that 5 to 10 occurrences of wrong-site surgery takes place each day in the US. Wrong-site surgeries may entail doctors performing the wrong procedure, operating on the wrong patient, or targeting the wrong part of a patient’s body.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of a wrong-site surgery, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your losses. Contact an Appleton medical malpractice attorney at the law office of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to speak with a qualified lawyer about your legal options. Call 800-242-2874 today to schedule a free case evaluation.
As with most instances of medical malpractice, wrong-site surgeries are easily prevented. Suggested precautions include:
While these precautions may not eliminate all occurrences of wrong-site surgery, it can certainly reduce the number of incidents.
If you or someone you know has been the victim of wrong-site surgery, they deserve compensation for their suffering. Contact the Appleton personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling 800-242-2874 to discuss the details of your case.