Indiana medical malpractice lawyers often deal with cases where surgeons have failed to remove from the patient sponges or instruments used during the course of surgery. The frequency with which this problem occurs is uncertain. However, an article in the journal Abdominal Surgery suggests that retained sponges may occur once in every 1,000 to 1,500 intra-abdominal surgeries.
The Indiana medical malpractice lawyers of Garau Germano Hanley & Pennington, P.C. recently received a $1.26 million jury verdict in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana in Hammond, Indiana.
The Indiana medical malpractice lawyers at Garau Germano Hanley & Pennington, P.C. are frequently faced with cases involving deep vein thrombosis. Deep vein thrombosis (or DVT) is a condition where a blood clot forms in one or more the body's deep veins, usually in the lower legs.
Indiana medical malpractice lawyers frequently must deal with issues concerning negligently performed gallbladder surgery. Injuries to patients from these surgeries can be devastating, leading to massive medical expenses, permanent liver damage, or even death.