Q: If I was originally scheduled for an outpatient procedure but the doctor hit my aorta as she was going in which resulted
In me having to get a mid line incision, blood transfusion and a stent put in.. would this be medical malpractice?
Medical malpractice means that a doctor violated the standard of care. A bad outcome is not enough. Another doctor would be needed to evaluate what the doctors did.
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A: A Georgia attorney could advise best, as med mal cases have state-specific protocols. At this point, consider reaching out to med mal firms in your state to try to arrange a free initial consult. That's a normal courtesy in the industry. In terms of determining the viability of a case, law firms rely on health care professionals for their medical opinions there. Good luck
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