Q: When a medical professional preforms a medical procedure and fails, making a mistake, are they not liable for any damage
The procedure was a heart valve clip. They misplaced the clip. Then, which is rare, they attempted to place a second clip, it failed. Now the heart has irreparable damage. Before the procedure they said I had about 10 years. They said that the procedure could add as much as another 10 years. Now they tell me six months to a year. That's a lot of damage to my wife, family and me.
i get calls on these types of issues daily.
call a lawyer who does medical malpractice and go over the facts.
from what you said it sounds like Negligence and thus medical malpractice.
you want to act fast as you will want a lawyer to confirm with med professionals that what you say is true. Then you want a lawsuit filed and a request for priority b/c of your health.
there is lots to do so act asap..............I'm sorry about your health challenges.
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