Greenwood, IN asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Indiana

Q: Is it malpractice if surgeon had open wound while doing surgery?

It was a dog bite...patient contracted MRSA then sent home to treat it didn’t get better. Had to call the ambulance because of low blood pressure yellowing skin and eyes and then it advanced to sepsis. Multiple organ failure and slipped into partial coma. He called an ambulance 3 times before this ER kept sending him home.

1 Lawyer Answer
Chase T Wilson
Chase T Wilson
  • Indianapolis, IN
  • Licensed in Indiana

A: I'm not sure if this would be considered medical malpractice or not. Your best bet would be to call the Indiana Bar Association and get a referral to a med-mal lawyer.

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