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Woman brings lawsuit against surgeon

It is very important for medical professionals to act properly when performing a surgical procedure on a patient. If a medical professional acts negligently while performing a surgical procedure, it can result in the patient who is undergoing the procedure suffering great harms. Such harms can have major impacts on an individual's life.

Recently, a case has arisen involving a surgery and allegations of negligence. The case involves a woman who reportedly underwent a surgical procedure at a Texas hospital in August of 2009. Allegedly, the surgery was performed by a Texas surgeon.

The woman claims that the surgeon acted negligently during the procedure. According to the woman, this alleged negligence has caused her harm.

According to the Ultimate The Woodlands article which reported this story, the woman has brought a lawsuit in a district court in Texas against the surgeon in connection to these allegations. In her lawsuit, the woman reportedly is asking for damages. It will be interesting to see what happens in this case and how it is ultimately resolved.

When patients undergo a surgery, they expect that the medical professional who is performing the surgery will act properly. No patient should have to suffer harm because a medical professional acted negligently during a surgery. Thus, one hopes that medical professionals make sure to avoid committing negligence like that alleged in the above-mentioned case. One also hopes that medical professionals are held accountable when they act negligently when performing a surgery and such negligence results in a patient suffering harm.

Source: Ultimate The Woodlands, "Spring patient blames Woodlands surgeon for neurological damage," Glenna Herald, Oct. 19, 2011

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