Asked in Medical Malpractice for Georgia

Q: My partner had surgery last year in atlanta than three months later he had the same surgery at a another hospital .

Mid July he had his appendex removed and a blockage and was kept in bed for 25 days. Wasn't even allowed to get up to use rest room. He was released still throwing up. They done 3 exrays and said he would be sick for a while. He kept his appointments and made extra bc he was still throwing up unable to keep anything down. ( he was staying at his mother near columbus ga) they had to call ambulance in October bc he was still sick they took him to hospoin columbus and the doctor there seen there was a hole in his intesten and they were tangled up. upon doing the surgery the doctor had to pull apart and even cut out pieces and remove another blockage caused by the entanglement. Than replace correctly. He said the atl hospital just dumped everything abd that if he would of kept going to the atlanta hospital he would not had made it. Can he sue the atlanta hospital for malpractice? The second doctor said he would back my partner.

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Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki
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  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ

A: For there to be medical malpractice, a health care professional's actions (or omissions) must fall below the standard of care and cause injury. Whether this happened in your situation requires more investigation.

Contact a local medical malpractice lawyer for a free consultation.

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