In the March 8, 2013, edition of USA Today, a well-written article entitled,
"What surgeons leave behind costs some patients dearly," shines a light on a problem that trial lawyers have known for decades.
While insurers for doctors continue to lobby to cut away patient's
rights, this article highlights the need to expand the rights of those
medical negligence. According to the article, more than a dozen times a day, foreign objects
are left in patients after a surgery.
These incidents are clearly preventable and do not happen but for the negligence
of the medical professionals. Despite the fact that this is happening
every day in surgery rooms across America and here in Georgia, there is
little that is being done to prevent this from happening. Hospitals have
routinely failed to put into place simple technologies that could solve
At Henningsen Injury Attorneys, P.C., we have seen first hand the devastating
effects that these errors can have on patients. If you or someone you
know has been suffered a
personal injury in Atlanta or anywhere in Georgia our firm is ready to go to work for you.