Anesthesia-related negligence by medical professionals can be a very serious matter. Such negligence can cause patients to suffer a great deal of harm. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to act properly when it comes to the administration of anesthesia to patients.
Recently, a trial began in a case from Texas that involves allegations of anesthesia-related negligence. The case involves a man who reportedly received care from an anesthesiologist in Texas in April 2008.
The man alleges that the anesthesiologist committed negligence during the course of administering anesthesia to him. Specifically, the man claims that the anesthesiologist negligently gave him too high of a dose of anesthesia. According to the man, this alleged negligence resulted in him developing a neurological condition.
A lawsuit was brought by the man in a court in Texas against the anesthesiologist in connection to these allegations of medical negligence. According to the Abilene Reporter-News, this Monday, a trial began regarding this lawsuit. Reportedly, today is expected to be the end-date of this trial. One wonders what will happen in this medical negligence case and what its ultimate result will be.
No patient should have to suffer harm because a medical professional acted negligently in regards to the administration of anesthesia. Thus, one hopes that medical professionals are held accountable when they commit conduct like that alleged in this case. One also hopes that all medical professionals make sure to not commit negligent conduct when it comes to the administration of anesthesia to patients.
Source: Abilene Reporter-News, “Abilene doctor in civil trial, accused of medical negligence,” Denise Blaz, April 18, 2012