Many people have heard horror stories about doctors operating on the wrong limb or leaving a medical sponge inside of someone’s body. While not daily occurrences, these events do happen. In fact, surgical errors happen far more than you would expect. It is estimated that 12,000 people die every year from unnecessary surgeries alone.
Surgical errors are generally unexpected and can be a result of any of the following:
The Florida medical malpractice attorneys at Lytal, Reiter, Smith, Ivey & Fronrath have experience recognizing surgical errors and successfully litigating these types of medical malpractice cases. If you believe you have been the victim of a surgical error, contact a Florida medical malpractice attorney from our firm. We are here to help you recover the compensation you deserve. Call today at 561-655-1990 or toll free at 1-800-654-2024.