Asked in Medical Malpractice

Q: Had a surgery on Oct 8 everything went fine and they just called me yesterday asking me to come in for an x-ray

Because they're missing part of their tool

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: There wasn't a question here, but if you're wondering whether leaving part of a surgical tool inside you could be the basis for a med mal claim, it's possible it could be. It would depend on the hazard posed by the tool and actual injuries/damages you sustained or are likely to sustain as a result. It sounds like they are being honest and open with you. How you proceed is your decision - you could contact a med mal attorney in your area to discuss further if you suspect you have sustained injuries/damages. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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