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Wrong site, wrong patient and wrong procedure surgical errors

The scariest types of medical negligence cases involve the kind of mistakes that are hard to believe could actually occur. These are wrong site, wrong procedure and wrong patient surgical errors. Essentially, they are exactly as their names imply.

Let's say that an Arizona patient walks into a surgical center for a hernia repair, but after the patient is anesthetized, the surgical staff proceeds to perform brain surgery on the patient. When the patient wakes up, he or she is surprised to find that there is a scar on his or her head and the hernia has not been resolved. Perhaps, two patients were switched, and the one who was supposed to get the hernia repair received brain surgery, and vice versa. Or, another type of scenario might involve a patient who got the wrong finger, foot, hand or leg amputated.

It is hard to believe that the above-described situations can actually happen, but they do. Overworked medical staff, bad procedures, improper training, and other mistakes can cause serious errors on the operating table -- and these mistakes happen more often than you might care to believe. When such errors result in injuries and/or death, Arizona patients have every right to seek financial restitution in court.

At the Law Office of Jojene E. Mills, PC, we are passionate about holding negligent doctors, nurses, and medical facilities financially liable for the damages they cause to innocent victims. If you or your family member have been hurt by medical malpractice and/or doctors' errors, we are available to talk to you about the facts of your case and advise you on your legal rights and options.

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