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Is there any legal action that can be taken surgical clips

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Is there any legal action that can be taken for titanium surgical clips being left in the body after surgery?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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Any time a foreign object / surgical device is unintentionally left in the body of a patient, there are grounds to sue for medical malpractice/negligence. The value of the suit depends on how much damage -- physical and/or financial -- the foreign object has caused.

Expert:  Roger replied 1 year ago.

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