It is very important for medical professionals and medical facilities to not act negligently when it comes to the care of patients. Such negligence can cause patients to suffer harms. Harms suffered as a result of medical negligence can have significant impacts on a patient’s life.
Recently, a medical negligence case has arisen in Illinois. The case involves a man who reportedly received care from a doctor in Illinois.
The man alleges that the doctor committed negligence during the course of providing him with care. According to the man, the doctor performed a medical procedure on him that the doctor shouldn’t have. The man further alleges that, after this procedure, the doctor failed to perform tests that should have been performed.
The man claims that he suffered a variety of harms, including serious heart injuries, as a result of the doctor’s alleged negligence.
A medical malpractice lawsuit has been brought in a court in Illinois by the man in connection to the above allegations. The above-mentioned doctor, a hospital and a cardiology group have been named as defendants in this lawsuit. It has been reported that the man is asking for damages in this lawsuit.
As the allegations in this medical malpractice case illustrate, medical negligence can cause great harm to patients. Thus, one hopes that medical professionals and medical facilities are held accountable when they engage in negligence like that alleged in this case. No patient should have to suffer harm because a medical professional or medical facility failed to act properly.
Source: The Madison/St. Clair Record, “Med mal complaint alleges cardiologist performed incorrect procedure,” Kelly Holleran, Sept. 18, 2012
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