Medical Malpractice Alleged After Doctor Operates on Wrong Side of Head

A doctor in Rhode Island is being accused of operating on the wrong side of the head of an 86 year old man. Such mistakes have been documented in other cases, often as the basis for battery charges. Even a consensual surgery is battery, if the doctor operates on part of the body that was not part of the original consent. Such battery charges often accompany negligence charges.

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