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Patients suffer the consequences of surgical errors

The state of Delaware is home to some of the most skilled and knowledgeable surgeons in the country. These skilled physicians perform their duties with care and save lives on a daily basis. Successful surgery is undoubtedly a process, and any missed step in this process can have disastrous implications for patients. Surgical errors kill and injure thousands of people every year in the United States.

Surgical errors can have disastrous consequences for patients

Although surgical procedures these days are technically safer and more efficient, there will still be risks of mistakes any time humans are involved. Unfortunately, when mistakes are made, the patient suffers the consequences. Every year, surgical errors affect thousands of people in Delaware and across the country. A woman in another state filed a lawsuit alleging that a foreign object was left in her body for nearly 15 years following a surgery.

Woman awarded over $2 million after surgical errors caused injury

Thanks to advancements in medical technology, surgeries these days are becoming safer and less invasive. Thousands and thousands of patients undergo surgical procedures every day and across the country. Naturally, there is a risk involved with any surgery. Although some of the best surgeons and physicians in the world practice in the state of Delaware, these medical professionals can still make mistakes. Surgical errors kill and injure thousands of people every year.

Lawsuit alleges father's death was caused by surgical errors

These days, thanks to technology and safety regulations, surgery is relatively safe. The state of Delaware is home to skilled and experienced physicians who combine their knowledge with advanced medical technology to produce better patient outcomes. However, no surgery is totally without risk, especially when humans are involved. A man in another state filed a lawsuit after surgical errors allegedly killed his father.

Family to receive $3 million after surgical errors led to death

Most doctors in Delaware will not recommend surgery to patients unless it is absolutely necessary. Although surgical procedures are much safer these days, surgery is still risky. A lawsuit filed in another state claims that a surgeon performed unnecessary surgery on a woman, and she eventually died due to surgical errors.

Surgical errors can happen even in minor procedures

When patients go for surgical procedures, they understandably expect to receive the best care possible. Luckily, thousands of Delaware residents are able to continue living happy and healthy lives thanks to successful surgeries. However, surgical errors happen more than most people realize. Any mistake made during surgery can lead to major complications and even death.

Woman awarded $56 million after surgical errors caused paralysis

Thanks to technological advancements, surgeries these days are much safer. However, it doesn't matter how safe a surgical procedure is perceived to be; there is always risk involved. Many Delaware residents may not know that surgical errors are still quite common. In another state, a botched surgery left a woman paralyzed, and she filed a lawsuit.

Surgical errors: Even minor procedures can lead to death

When the word "surgery" comes to mind, most people think of a patient being cut open while the doctor performs the procedure. While its true that some surgeries are highly invasive and complicated, most surgeries in Delaware these days are not as intrusive. Laparoscopic surgeries are common and are performed by inserting a tiny camera through an incision that is about the size of a keyhole. However, even with very minor procedures, surgical errors are always a possibility.

Surgical errors: Son receives over $4 million in settlement

Surgeries require acute focus and attention from doctors, nurses and other caregivers. All health care providers involved in a surgical procedure have to be fully committed and focused or the patient could be seriously injured or even killed. Unfortunately, thousands of people in Delaware and across the country suffer every year as a result of surgical errors. A woman in another state allegedly died as a result of negligence during surgery and her son filed a lawsuit.

Surgical errors: Man finds wire left in his body after surgery

Although patient safety should be the top priority of doctors and surgeons in Delaware, sometimes safety procedures get neglected due to the fast-paced environment present in most hospitals these days. Medical personnel are commonly understaffed and often rushed. This only leads to mistakes and surgical errors. A man in another state filed a lawsuit after a metal wire was allegedly left his body after a surgical procedure.

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