During his three-year long career as a neurosurgeon, Ben Carson, a man
now running for the republican nomination for the presidential election,
has been sued eight times for medical malpractice in Maryland.
In one instance, a patient who was suffering from multiple sclerosis, sustained
pain on the left side of her face, and suffered vision problems was referred
to Carson for injections that would reduce nerve pain and alleviate the
patient’s symptoms. Sadly, the symptoms and suffering grew worse.
To help the patient, Carson suggested that the patient undergo an invasive
operation referred to as microvascular decompression. During this procedure,
a part of the patient’s cranium was removed to separate a nerve
from other parts.
In the lawsuit, investigator found that Carson did not review the patient’s
MRI which would have informed him of the patient’s lesions on the
brainstem due to multiple sclerosis, making the invasive procedure useless.
Carson failure to review the MRI caused him to breach standardized medical care.
Risks Involved with Medical Procedure
No matter what kind of medical procedure a person must undergo, there is
always a risk associated. As a result, there are many allegations made
all the time. However, when medical malpractice can be proven, victims
have the right to recover compensation for the following:
- Medical expenses
- Doctor visits
- Physical therapy
- Lost Wages
- Emotional Distresses
We Represent the Victims and Families of Those Affected by Medical Malpractice
If a doctor, surgeon, or any kind of healthcare professional has harmed
you, it is important that you seek experienced legal representation right
away. No matter what your case may be, our Philadelphia medical malpractice
lawyers at Shrager, Spivey & Sachs our passionate about protecting
your rights and futures. When you choose to work with us, we will examine
every detail of your case and determine who should be held responsible
for your injuries.
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