It is very important for medical professionals who are performing a surgical procedure on a patient to act properly during the performance of the surgery. No patient should have to be subjected to negligence by a medical professional during a surgery. Such negligence can have a variety of significant impacts on a patient.
Recently, a case involving a surgery and allegations of negligence has arisen in Texas. The case involves a woman who underwent a surgery on her hand at a center in Texas. The surgical procedure reportedly was aimed at addressing a condition the woman suffered from. The condition is commonly referred to as “trigger finger.”
The woman alleges that the doctor who performed this surgery committed negligence during the procedure. The woman claims that she sustained lasting injuries as a result of this alleged surgical negligence.
According to the Ultimate Cy-Fair article which reported this story, a lawsuit has been brought in a court in Texas by the woman in connection to these allegations. This lawsuit reportedly names the above-mentioned doctor and the above-mentioned center as defendants. It has been reported that the woman is asking for damages in this lawsuit. It will be interesting to see what ultimately happens in this medical malpractice case.
Surgical negligence like that alleged in the above-mentioned case can be very harmful to patients. One hopes that medical professionals and medical facilities are held accountable when they engage in negligence during a surgery and such negligence results in a patient getting hurt.
Source: Ultimate Cy-Fair, “Cy-Fair surgeon named in medical negligence case,” Glenna Herald, June 19, 2012