People who are frequent readers of our blog know that misdiagnosis is a common occurrence in hospitals and health care facilities across the nation. Unfortunately, there is no statistical data at this time that can tell us how prevalent it is, especially in an outpatient setting. That is until now.
Most Phoenix, Arizona, residents associate medical malpractice claims with hospitals, doctors' offices and other facilities that provide treatment to live patients. Though hospital negligence generally does have to do with the treatment of living individuals, a recent news story involves a different kind of negligence. Federal agents aren't giving out many details about a raid that occurred at a body-donation center in Phoenix, but it's not the first time the business's owner has faced trouble.