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Medical Mistakes can be Life Changing

Nov 14 2016

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When you're a patient, you trust you're in good hands, but even the best doctor or nurse can make a mistake.

Vasectomy Mistake
It was recently announced that a man could receive up to £100,000 compensation from Broadgreen Hospital in Liverpool after he was mistakenly given a vasectomy and the unsuccessful reversal has left him infertile. The surgeon has since been sacked but the damage was already done. The patient went in for a minor urological procedure but as he was on the “wrong site” ended up being given a vasectomy by mistake.

Amputation Error

Willie King suffered from diabetes and unfortunately had to have his leg amputated. Even more unfortunate for Mr King was the fact that the hospital amputated the wrong leg, and by the time anyone noticed, it was too late to save it. After finally having the correct leg amputated at a different hospital, Willie received a sum of $1.5 million from University Community Hospital in Florida.

Cosmetic Procedures

Alexander Baez, the former Mr Mexico and runner up Mr Universe was willing to go to extreme lengths to preserve his looks and decided to get peck implants to further his body building career. After waking up in excruciating pain, Mr Baez soon realised that whilst he had been given implants, they were in fact C-cup breast implants. The man responsible for this extreme case of malpractice was Reinaldo Silvestre, a man who had posed as a doctor and had no legitimate medical credentials. Silvestre had forged documents and had also operated on at least two women in Florida using kitchen utensils.

How We Can Help
At such a difficult time we understand how important it is to seek advice from a professional you can trust. Our sister firm, MTA Personal Injury Solicitors, has over 15 years' experience in helping people with serious injury cases. 

We will provide you with practical help as well as the legal support, answering urgent questions and helping you to obtain financial assistance, as well as providing expert legal representation to obtain the maximum amount of compensation for your serious injury. 

 

Our aim is to restore your quality of life and maximise your independence and we will fight for you to achieve this. Call us today on 0208 313 5111 or complete an online enquiry form.

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