As we discussed in our last blog post, not all negligence is equal. Sometimes a medical provider's actions (or inactions) amount to gross negligence. Not only is this likely to result in serious consequences for Ann Arbor victims, but gross negligence may also change the way evidence is handled in a medical malpractice lawsuit.
Take the example of a wrong-site surgery. In other words, you went into the hospital suffering from appendicitis, and the hospital removed your gall bladder, or maybe a kidney. Or perhaps they performed the correct procedure, but forgot to remove a surgical implement from your body afterwards. Maybe you underwent a major surgery with a lengthy recovery, incurring significant medical expenses, only to find that your condition had been misdiagnosed in the first place.