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First introduced by former CEO of the National Quality Forum Ken Kizer, MD, “Never Event” refers to particularly devastating and shocking medical errors that must never happen, such as wrong-site surgery, wrong procedure, medication errors, objects left in patients during surgery, and so forth.

According to a study in 2012, there may be as many as 1,500 never events that occur each year in the United States. The same study also reported that there may be more than 4,000 surgical errors each year in the US.

Common Types of Never Events Occurring in Hospitals

There are some errors in the medical field that should never occur under any circumstance. Unfortunately, they happen more often than people like to think. There are certain never events that regularly occur in hospitals in New York and other places across the country. These include errors made by surgeons, such as:

Patient harm or death can also result from devices or products that are improperly used. These may include medical devices, drugs or even simple blatant misuse of syringes and other common medical equipment.    

Get Legal Help for Never Event Malpractice in New York

If you or a loved one in New York has suffered serious harm due to a never event caused by medical negligence, you should immediately seek the help of the experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, of RMFW Law at 212-344-1000.

There is no reason to scream at the hospital staff. That will accomplish nothing. Let us do the screaming for you but in a more contrite and cordial manner and with the law on our side. RMFW Law knows how to win these types of cases.

You will need a medical expert to support your claim if you want to get paid for your losses. We can find that person for your case. But your claim has to be viable. Call RMFW Law today so we can go over this situation with you. We have won big money for past clients, you too can be on this righteous list. Call RMFW Law now!