For those who need to have an organ transplant, various concerns may keep them awake at night prior to the operation or afterward. If you are preparing for such a procedure, you might worry about the short-term and long-term impact of the transplant. In fact, you could very well be concerned about the procedure itself. Unfortunately, some people have had the terrifying experience of having an organ transplanted into their body improperly or another issue related to the operation (such as not removing a surgical implement). In New Mexico, it is pivotal for victims of organ transplant errors to fight for their legal rights.
In addition to the aforementioned problems, there are other mistakes that may arise when it comes to organ transplants. For example, there may be the breach of a donor’s contract or the theft of an organ. In fact, a surgeon may even perform the operation on the wrong person. Medical malpractice cases can be incredibly challenging for victims and those they love and this is particularly true when it comes to malpractice involving the transplant of organs. The consequences of these errors are terrifying and medical professionals who fail to respect the safety of their patients or the seriousness of their job must be held answerable.
When an organ transplant mistake or another form of medical malpractice occurs, victims need to immediately assess their options, if they are able to, and definitely deserve a voice. Our section on malpractice has more information concerning organ transplant errors.