Surgery Errors and Medical Malpractice

As the saying goes, there's no such thing as "minor" surgery. Every surgical procedure comes with known risks, and no surgeon can guarantee that a patient will end up with a favorable result. But where is the line between unavoidable complications and medical negligence? In this section, we'll provide an introduction to the law of medical malpractice as it applies to surgical errors, and we'll take a look at key legal issues in cases arising from specific procedures.