THE SCARIEST MALPRACTICE

It’s called “wrong-site surgery” or WSS, and it’s the scariest kind of medical malpractice. WSS includes:

  • surgery conducted on the wrong part or side of the body
  • the wrong surgical procedure
  • surgery performed on the wrong patient

Although WSS is rare, it’s rising at a rate that’s a genuine cause for concern. Only 15 WSS incidents […]