Ouch. Mistakes Happen: Doc Does Vasectomy Instead of Circumcision, Patient Sues.
Mistake: Doc Does Vasectomy Instead of Circumcision, Patient Sues
I remember a case when I did defense work where an ophthalmologic surgeon heard his nurse say “two and a quarter turns” of the eyeball when she actually said “two quarter turns” as she read the instructions for a procedure he had never before performed. The eyeball exploded in his hand.
Bill Thompson, Jr. is a trial lawyer with extensive experience seeking compensation for serious harm caused by, among others, Hospitals, Physicians and other healthcare providers (Federal and State), Manufacturers of dangerous products and drugs (Ford, General Motors, Michelin, and pharmaceutical companies), Common Carriers (US Airways, Carnival Cruise Lines), Class Actions involving Data Breaches, product liability, Airline Crashes, and any other negligent act leading to harm for many. We have nationwide experience in State and Federal courts, traveling wherever significant cases merit. We are often asked to appear in cases by motion with local partners in places as varied as Michigan, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Georgia, and every jurisdiction in Florida.