What is OB/GYN medical malpractice?

When a medical professional or facility causes harm to a patient due to negligence, it is legally considered medical malpractice. According to national statistics, approximately 85 percent of all OB/GYN specialists have been sued for medical malpractice. One-third of these lawsuits are due to an injury during treatment, including:

  • Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis
  • Misreading results
  • Unnecessary surgery
  • Surgical error
  • Improper follow-up
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