What Should I Know about Deviance From Surgical Errors?
When we’re talking about Medical Malpractice in New Jersey, we’re talking sometimes about the area of surgical errors. Now, surgical errors often occur because the pre-surgical testing has not been the proper testing. As a result, the surgeon goes in to perform a procedure that’s not the appropriate procedure under the circumstances. And the results can be devastating to the patient. Sometimes it can be as simple as leaving a surgical tool inside the patient’s body and sewing them up after a surgical procedure, requiring another surgical procedure to remove the implement. Sometimes it can be involved with operating on the wrong side of the body. Examples include operating a right arm instead of a left, and operating on a left leg instead of a right. It can really be that simple. Many times these are very, very difficult and complicated cases. When you run into a situation like this, you need attorneys who are extremely experienced and highly educated in this area of the law.