problem in hernia
In the trial, parents Josh and Crystal Brod reported that their son had a swollen right scrotum, Fox 26 Houston reports. After this he met Texas Children’s Hospital urologist Dr. Suzanne L. Contact Jaros. The doctor had performed laparoscopic surgery on the child in August last year for hernia. In the report that came out after the operation, some tissue was seen in the sperm duct of the child. These tissues carry sperm to the urethra before ejaculation.
doctor was negligent
The family’s lawyer, Randy Sorels, while talking about the whole matter said that the doctor had performed laparoscopic surgery on the child using 2D technology. In this, an open incision is not made on the child’s body. The operation is done by looking at the TV screen. But while doing the surgery, the doctor was grossly negligent and cut the wrong tube.
child will have problems in future
Randy Sorels said this is not a common mistake. Absolutely not. Before a doctor cuts any part of the anatomy, he does so with complete certainty. So that there is no harm to the patient, but it is not done here at all. Sorels believes that due to this mistake of the doctor, the child may have to face fertility problems in the future.
family filed suit
The family was informed about the mistake by the hospital. They were told that it might impair the fertility of their child. But the father of the child has filed a case against the doctor in the court saying that the doctor could not even take normal care of his patient, due to which his child is going to suffer a lot in future. The family sued the hospital, alleging that their now 4-year-old son will face fertility problems in his future life.
$1 million in damages sought
The family has sought $1 million from the doctor and hospital in damages to cover future medical expenses, pain, mental anguish, physical harm and expenses for fertility. The hospital has not commented on this.