Medical Malpractice Causes Needless Double Mastectomy

new jersey philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys needless double mastectomyA medical malpractice lawsuit ended in victory for it’s California plaintiff. In 2007, Ana Jimenez-Salgado, received the news that cells obtained from a biopsy of breast tissue were cancerous, leading her medical providers at a Los Angeles county hospital to perform a double mastectomy. But when she later went to undergo reconstructive surgery, the hospital pathologists examined the remaining tissue and determined she never had cancer.

She filed a lawsuit and was awarded $198,000 for a grave misdiagnosis. Negligence befell the hospital when they failed to closely examine outside pathology reports, or even perform their own tests to ensure the presence of cancerous cells. And as if removing the woman’s natural breasts for no reason wasn’t enough, they negligently performed the reconstructive surgery.

Medical Malpractice Lawyers in New Jersey and Philadelphia

If you or a loved one have suffered at the hands of a negligent medical provider, you’ll need the help of medical malpractice lawyers to determine whether or not you are entitled to compensation for your losses. If you are uncomfortable with the treatment you are receiving, or questioning the reliability of your medical providers, do not wait until something irreversible takes place.

Contact the Mininno Law Office for a free case evaluation. You may also call for a free consultation at (856) 833-0600 in New Jersey, or (215) 567-2380 in Philadelphia.
The members of our team are extremely skilled in earning victims of medical negligence the full and fair compensation they deserve.

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