Any kind of surgery is associated with a certain amount of risk but it is the responsibility of doctors and surgical room staff to minimize those risks. A careless surgeon or negligent staff can result in complications for the patient that include permanent damage. These surgical mistakes can lead to years of pain and anguish for the patient and their families as well as untold hardships. When this occurs, patients can seek reparation through filing a lawsuit.
A woman has been left unable to care for herself after a surgeon and his staff operated on the wrong side of her brain. The wrong site surgery occurred when the woman went in to have a procedure performed in order to stop the strokes she had been having. However, somehow the surgical team did the procedure on her right side instead of her left.