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The serious consequences of medical mistakes

If your doctor makes a mistake in Connecticut, don't blow it off. While doctors clearly cannot be perfect, they are still expected not to be negligent and to provide top-notch care, and anything less may cause you to suffer some serious consequences, which could then lead to compensation. Below are a few examples.

1. The failure to diagnose an illness that turns out to be terminal.

This is huge, because many illnesses only become terminal at a certain point. If treated early, your life could have been saved, but the failure to make the right diagnosis may have delayed treatment so long that there is nothing that can be done.

2. Surgical mistakes.

Surgical errors range widely in scope and type, but they can be quite serious. For example, a surgeon could leave a foreign object in your body, causing pain and discomfort and leading to a second surgery. Another common issue is wrong-site surgery.

3. Injuries during birth.

Some injuries that children suffer during birth can literally impact them for their entire lives. For example, some mistakes lead to a loss of oxygen and blood flow, two things that could cause brain damage that may never heal, leaving a child who should have been healthy as a child who is disabled and needs constant care.

As you can see, the long-term ramifications of some of these mistakes are incredible, and they could cost you in many ways. There are financial costs, but you can also lose career opportunities and your basic happiness and quality of life. If you want to know more about how you should proceed in the wake of such an incident, we encourage you to take a look at our site.

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