A new study shows the mortality rate is higher on a surgeon’s birthday, suggesting they are thinking about everything but your operation. Medical malpractice is more common than we think, ranking third as the leading cause of death in the United States. Mancini & Associates are here to help. The dedicated team of lawyers at Mancini & Associates know a surgeon’s slip of the wrist can be devastating, even deadly. If you or a loved one has suffered because of a surgeon’s negligence, you need a medical malpractice attorney in California. You need Mancini & Associates.
The Citadel released a study in December 2020 that found a deadly association between surgeon’s birthdays and patient mortality. The data collected using patients who died within 30 days of their surgery and sought to explain why. The study found that:
The conclusion of the study holds that a surgeon may be distracted by life events on their birthday. Those events may be distracting in the operating room itself or change the standard postoperative procedures. For example,
The National Practitioner Data Bank tracks medical malpractice and adverse actions in the medical field. Over the last ten years, mortality rates have steadily risen. Surgical errors top the list for deadly medical malpractice. On average,
If you suspect you or a loved one is the victim of a surgeon’s negligence, you deserve to be heard. Mancini & Associates can give you a voice. When you need a medical malpractice attorney in California, call Mancini & Associates. Contact us on our website for a free consultation by clicking here or calling us at 818-783-5757.