It is very important for medical professionals to act properly when providing a patient with care during a surgery. If a medical professional commits negligence during a surgery, it can result in a patient suffering great harm. For example, such medical negligence can sometimes lead to a patient suffering brain injuries. Such injuries can have significant impacts on a patient’s life.
Recently, a case involving surgery-related medical negligence has arisen in Texas. The case involves a man who reportedly underwent a surgical procedure in December of 2009. The man alleges that he received negligent care during this surgery. The man further claims that this alleged negligent care caused him to suffer brain damage.
It has been reported that the man has brought a lawsuit in a court in Texas in connection to these allegations. Reportedly, a doctor, a nurse and an anesthesiology group have been named as defendants in this lawsuit. According to the Ultimate Pearland article which reported this story, in this lawsuit, the man is asking for damages. It will be interesting to see what happens in this case and how it is ultimately resolved.
As the allegations in this case underscore, patients can suffer harmful injuries (such as brain injuries) when they are subjected to medical negligence during a surgery. Thus, one hopes that all medical professionals make sure to not act negligently when providing a patient with care during a surgical procedure. No patient should have to suffer harm because a medical professional committed negligence during a surgery.
Source: Ultimate Pearland, “Pearland nurse, Memorial anesthesiology group blamed for brain damage,” Glenna Herald, Dec. 15, 2011