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Surgical error results in $12 million judgment

As most South Carolina resident will tell you, going to the hospital for even a routine surgery can be a daunting prospect. Whether it is the cost of medical care, anxiety stemming from poor health, or simply a fear of the unknown, the hospital can be a stressful and intimidating place for many people.

With that said, the threat of surgical error on the part of doctors and medical professionals is enough to justify some fears, because when mistakes do happen, they can be life-altering for victims.

Although no two surgical error lawsuits are the same, if you have experienced harm or suffering based on the mistakes of a medical professional in the state of South Carolina, it may be a good idea for you to speak with an attorney. An attorney may provide guidance and insight into what options you may have in connection with a surgical error lawsuit.

For example, one woman recently was awarded a judgment in excess of $12 million stemming from a faulty hernia operation. The doctor performing the routine surgery on the 65-year-old woman reportedly punctured her colon during the procedure, resulting in the woman’s entrance into a month-long coma. She also lost a majority of her large intestine due to medical complications.

The bottom line is that undergoing any surgery or procedure can be a stressful and trying ordeal. When doctors make errors or mistakes, a person’s worst fears can be realized as they are left with debilitating and sometimes life threatening complications.

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