Unfortunately more than 95,000 people die each year as a result of
medical malpractice. There are many different forms of medical negligence and all should be
taken very seriously. It is not only “average” people that
are hurt and affected by medical malpractice.
Many celebrity cases of medical negligence in the news have shown just
how common these incidents can be, no matter who you are.
Michael Jackson died in 2009 because of a fatal cocktail of drugs prescribed by his doctor including the powerful sedative, Propofol. His
physician allowed Michael Jackson to use these drugs together ultimately
causing his death.
Actor Dennis Quaid’s newborn twins were almost killed in 2007 when they accidently were given an overdose of blood-thinning medication
because of a misplaced comma in the dosing directions.
In 2007, rapper Kanye West’s mother, Donda, died because of complications
during a tummy-tuck plastic surgery that the doctor ignored. The doctor who performed her surgery already had 2 medical malpractice
suits filed against him previously.
Julie Andrews, famous for singing, had throat surgery in 1997 and because
of a doctor’s errors she was left with hoarseness and permanent
vocal chord damage in effect destroying her ability to sing.
If you or a loved one were hurt in a medical malpractice accident, call
us today at (440) 333-3800 to learn about your options.