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Can I make a breast augmentation medical malpractice claim?

Going under the knife for the purpose of plastic surgery carries with it many of the same risks that other surgeries have. The fact that you choose to have an aesthetic surgery does not mean that you should be subject to any lower safety standards.

You deserve compensation for surgical errors

Surgical errors are truly unacceptable events. When a surgeon walks into a surgery, all of their focus has to be on the patient. Others working with them need to understand the job at hand and do everything they can to get the patient through the surgery successfully and without complications.

How can hospitals avoid 'never events?'

One of the most common surgical errors is known as a 'never event.' A never event is a surgical event that never should have happened under the correct circumstances. For example, a surgeon should never leave a sponge inside a patient. Similarly, a surgeon should never operate on the wrong body part.

Common plastic surgery errors

Plastic surgery is a type of procedure that has become increasingly common in recent years, and this means that while more people have been successful in achieving the physical appearance that they want, there has also been an increase in negative outcomes from plastic surgery.

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