surgical errors are not uncommon. One type that may lead to serious or life-threatening
consequences is wrong site surgery. This can happen on the wrong patient,
the wrong side of a patient, or with the wrong procedure.

Liable Parties in Wrong Site Surgery

Wrong site surgery is a preventable medical mistake, with the potential for liability to
be found with the:

  • surgeon;
  • nurse;
  • anesthesiologist;
  • pre-operative care staff member;
  • hospital; and
  • other medical professionals involved in the procedure.

It may seem like a daunting task to go after a surgeon or other medical
professional. However you have the right to seek compensation if you were
seriously injured — physically and/or emotionally — as a result
of a medical mistake.

medical malpractice attorney can help you pursue compensation for medical expenses, such as
any additional operations you underwent, lost wages, mental anguish,
wrongful death, pain and suffering, and more.

Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim for Wrong Site Surgery?

If a surgeon removed the wrong organ, attorney
Chris Mellino invites you to
contact our Cleveland office with any questions you may have.