Functional Kidney Wrongfully Removed

Surgeons at the Park Nicollet Methodist Hospital, in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, removed the wrong kidney in a patient during surgery. The patient was to have one kidney removed, because it was believed that the kidney had a tumor, which was thought to be cancerous…caringlawyers.com, 13 Disturbing Cases of Medical Malpractice. The discovery of the… Continue reading Functional Kidney Wrongfully Removed

Hospital and Surgeon Pay More than $1 Million For Amputating Wrong Leg

One of the most shocking cases from the archives of medical negligence was the case of Mr. Willie King. He was admitted to University Community Hospital in Tampa, Florida to have his leg amputated. During the procedure, the wrong leg was amputated…. caringlawyers.com, nytimes.com, 13 Disturbing Cases of Medical Malpractice, Hospital Settles Case of Amputation… Continue reading Hospital and Surgeon Pay More than $1 Million For Amputating Wrong Leg

Surgery Tool Left Inside The Patient

Donald Church underwent a surgery at the University of Washington Medical Centre to remove a tumor located in his abdomen. The tumor was removed. In its stead was left a 13 inch long metal retractor… caringlawyers.com, http://news.bbc.co.uk/, 13 Disturbing Cases of Medical Malpractice, Foot-long tool ‘left in patient’ Donald went through extreme pain and agony… Continue reading Surgery Tool Left Inside The Patient

Man Remains Awake During Exploratory Surgery

In a rare medical malpractice case, in 2007, the family of Sherman Sizemore, a 73 year old Baptist minister from West Virginia filed a wrongful death suit against Raleigh Anesthesia Associates who they claim, failed to give their father the drugs necessary to render him unconscious…. caringlawyers.com, register-herald.com, 13 Disturbing Cases of Medical Malpractice, Civil… Continue reading Man Remains Awake During Exploratory Surgery

Girl Dies from Incompatible Blood Type

Jesica was a 17-year-old Mexican girl with congenital restrictive cardiomyopathy. Her parents moved to Durham, North Carolina, home of Duke University Medical Center, one of America’s best to have her treated…… caringlawyers.com, ncbi.nlm.nih.gov, 13 Disturbing Cases of Medical Malpractice, When Jesica Died , Photo Courtesy: indyweek.com, 2020 On 7 February surgeon James Jaggers had almost… Continue reading Girl Dies from Incompatible Blood Type